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Fourteenth Amendment and the Debt Ceiling

Professor Michael Abramowicz explained the 14th Amendment and its connection to the debt ceiling. The professor examined the argument being made by… read more

Professor Michael Abramowicz explained the 14th Amendment and its connection to the debt ceiling.

The professor examined the argument being made by some that President Obama should invoke the 14th amendment, and therefore declare the debt ceiling unconstitutional, based upon the clause, “The validity of the public debt of the United States, authorized by law, including debts incurred for payment of pensions...shall not be questioned.” close

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Fourteenth Amendment and the Debt Ceiling

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Program ID:
300442-6
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 12, 2011 | 9:20am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jul 13, 2011 | 1:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jul 12, 2011 | 9:20am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 12, 2011 | 1:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 12, 2011 | 6:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2011 | 1:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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