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Rand Paul Statement on HR 2775 - October 16, 2013

Sen. Paul Opposes Senate Debt Deal

Oct 16, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sen. Rand Paul today voted no on H.R. 2775, as amended, that will suspend the debt ceiling until February 7, 2014 and fund the government to January 15, 2014.

"Tonight, a deal was struck to re-open the government and avoid the debt ceiling deadline. That is a good thing," Sen. Paul said. "However, our country faces a problem bigger than any deadline: a $17 trillion debt. I am disappointed that Democrats would not compromise to avoid the looming debt debacle."