House Republicans to hold vote on debt limit increase
May 24th, 2011
03:04 PM ET
4 years ago

House Republicans to hold vote on debt limit increase

Washington (CNN) – House Republican leaders have scheduled a vote next week to raise the debt limit without any spending cuts attached in order to demonstrate that a so-called "clean extension" preferred by President Barack Obama and some congressional Democrats cannot pass in the GOP-majority chamber.

According to several aides, GOP leaders announced the move Tuesday at their regular weekly meeting with rank and file Republicans.
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