Pelosi: Obama Should Use 14th Amendment On Debt Ceiling If Necessary
That’s what she would do as president.
The California Democrat said that, given the opportunity if she were president, she would not hesitate to invoke the 14th Amendment in order to hike the debt ceiling without congressional support — a move the Obama administration has rejected outright.
“I’ve made my view very clear on that subject: I would do it in a second,” Pelosi said Friday during her weekly press briefing in the Capitol. “But I’m not the president of the United States.”