Late last month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the No Budget, No Pay Act, which, among other things, temporarily extended the nation’s debt ceiling. The Senate followed suit, and the president signed the bill into law.
I voted for the bill. Here’s why:
For the past two years, many of us in the House (some more than others, unfortunately) have been trying to draw attention to the alarming condition of our nation’s debt, our record deficits and the out-of-control spending in Washington.