GOP Spats Endanger Debt Deal

Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 12:35 PM

By Dan Weil

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
House Speaker John Boehner is finding that it’s difficult to keep his fellow Republicans in the House unified. Policy disagreements among House GOP members make it a lot more difficult for him to achieve a deal for a bill to raise the government’s debt limit, The Hill reports.

gop spats compromiseThe spats have arisen over a host of issues, such as patent reform and a possible tax holiday. The predicament’s not an easy one for Boehner, despite his consummate deal-making skills, politicos say.

“It’s a huge problem,” says University of Kansas political science professor Burdett Loomis. Boehner “has to decide how much capital he wants to invest. … He has to not alienate people, like a committee chairman, who he might really need on a debt-limit vote.”




© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Send me more news as it happens.
 
 
Get me on The Wire
Send me more news as it happens.
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved