DC Soap Opera Update: 17 Republicans To Vote Against Doomed Boehner Plan In The House
Below is the latest soap opera update per Bloomberg:
- House can pass Boehner debt-limit proposal without the support of no more than 23 of chamber’s 240 Republicans; 17 have said they will vote “no,” according to Bloomberg count.
- US House of Representatives tentatively scheduled to vote on Boehner debt bill between 5.45-6.15 PM EDT
- Measure needs 217 “yes” votes to pass.
- No Democrats have said they will support the plan.
- Vote expected around 6 p.m.
- House Republicans meeting this morning at 9 a.m.
- Reid has said measure will not pass Senate and Obama has threatened veto.
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