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Obama Signs GOP’s ‘No Budget, No Pay’ Bill Into Law (Video)

By Javier Manjarres

pelosi 2President Barack Obama has just signed the  ‘No Budget, No Pay’ debt ceiling suspension bill into law. Democrats are all upset because they feel that  Republicans in Congress pulled a fast one on them, forcing them to agree to the bill.

 The No Budget No Pay bill (H.R. 325) would authorize a temporary suspension of the current debt limit of $16.4 trillion through May 18, allowing the government to continue borrowing to pay its bills until then. A provision in the legislation would prohibit lawmakers from getting paid if Congress fails to pass a fiscal 2014 budget by April 15. Salaries would be held in escrow until lawmakers agreed on a fiscal 2014 budget; if Congress fails to do so, then salaries would resume in January 2015, the end of the current congressional session.-Govex


Top Democrats in the House and Senate, most noticeably House Minority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, have been  up in arms about this bill, or as Pelosi called it, this “gimmick.”

 About a week ago, Pelosi went on the floor of the House of Representatives to express her views on the Republican penned bill, calling the bill “the Ryan budget on steroids.” Pelosi then recited  the usual fear-mongering talking points that the mean Republicans want to cut Medicare, Medicaid, push granny off the cliff,  and cut Veteran benefits.

 Pelosi seemed to take issue with the bills language that states the  Congress would be directly held accountable for their inactions, by suspending the  pay of members of Congress if they fail to pass a budget by tax day.

 We clipped Congresswoman Pelosi’s speech on the House floor for your entertainment. Notice how she struggles to find the words to express her feelings and outright disingenuous accusations. Funny.

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Javier Manjarres

As the managing editor of The Shark Tank, Javier was awarded the 2011 CPAC Blogger of the Year. Countless videos and articles from the Shark Tank have been featured on Fox News, The Hill, Wall Street Journal, and other national news publications. Javier has also appeared on Univision’s “Al Punto” and numerous radio shows, including being the weekly 92.5 Fox News' DayBreak with Drew Steele political contributor

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  • John G Henke

    Of course this bill is in violation of the 27th Amendment to the Constitution but since when has that old thing gotten in the way of Obongo or the Democran/Republicrat coalition of the corrupt?

  • Russ Knight

    Someone get that woman a new broom. Maybe she will fly away on it and forget how to get back.

  • Jacqueline L

    The woman who apparently never read the Obamacare Plan she helped ram down the throats of Americans complains that she will be held accountable for failing to do her job!
    SHE should be forced to reimburse America for all those 727 flights she took at our expense. For the hundreds of thousands of doallars worth of booze she and her pals drank on those flights.

  • john wright

    A stunning display of ignorance from Ms. Pelosi!

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