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Biden Thinks He Has the 'Authority' to Invoke 14th Amendment on Debt Ceiling

Posted on AllSides May 22nd, 2023
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Politics, Debt Ceiling, Joe Biden, 14th Amendment
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President Biden on Sunday said he believes he has the authority to unilaterally address the debt ceiling, but that the nation could still default if he pursued using the 14th Amendment.

“I’m looking at the 14th Amendment as to whether or not we have the authority — I think we have the authority,” Biden said during a press conference at the G-7 summit in Hiroshima, Japan. “The question is, could it be done and invoked in time that it would not be appealed, and as a consequence past the date in...

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