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Bill Clinton Backs 14th Amendment Option For Debt Talks


First Posted: 07/19/11 03:20 AM ET Updated: 09/17/11 06:12 AM ET

The National Memo:

Former President Bill Clinton says that he would invoke the so-called constitutional option to raise the nation’s debt ceiling “without hesitation, and force the courts to stop me” in order to prevent a default, should Congress and the President fail to achieve agreement before the August 2 deadline.

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