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July 29th, 2011
10:17 AM ET

Will Boehner be able to sway the Tea Party holdouts? Stephen Moore weighs in

In a major setback for Speaker John Boehner and his leadership team, the House was forced to delay a vote last night on his plan to raise the nation's debt-ceiling, as conservative lawmakers continued to question if the plan would do enough to reign in the national debt.

However, even if the Boehner plan does pass the House, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, has promised that the Democratic-controlled Senate will block it.

Today on American Morning, Stephen Moore joins Ali Velshi and Christine Romans to weigh in on if Boehner will be able to get the conservatives on board and to discuss if the bill will satisfy credit ratings agencies and investors.


Filed under: Budget • Debt • Debt ceiling • Deficit
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