Tags: David Plouffe | Barack Obama | Budget | Debt

Obama’s 2006 Debt Vote a ‘Mistake,' Adviser Says

Sunday, 10 Apr 2011 10:51 AM

By Hiram Reisner

Then-Sen. Barack Obama’s 2006 vote against raising the debt limit was a mistake, White House senior adviser David Plouffe says, David Plouffe, Barack Obama, Budget, Debtaccording to Politico.

“He believes that vote was a mistake,” Plouffe said, when asked by “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace about President Barack Obama’s 2006 vote.

Plouffe also said failing to raise the debt limit would put the economy at risk. “The debt limit obviously is something that needs to, and will. be passed.”

http://www.politico.com/blogs/politicolive/0411/Obama_regrets_debt_limit_vote.html?showall

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