Democrats' anger over debt ceiling standoff exposes hypocrisy

Posted on AllSides October 8th, 2021
From The Right

Democrats railing against Senate Republicans for withholding votes from a debt ceiling increase have done the same in the past under GOP rule, raising charges of hypocrisy from the Right.

President Joe Biden and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer have taken aim at Republicans over Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s insistence since July that Democrats, in control of all three branches of government, extend the country’s borrowing limit on their own.

While he agreed to a bipartisan deal that would raise the debt ceiling through Dec. 3, McConnell has maintained Democrats should...

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