House cancels plan for debt vote

By Bernie Becker, Peter Schroeder and Russell Berman – 10/15/13 07:10 PM ET

House Republicans canceled their plans Tuesday night to vote on a new plan to end the government shutdown and lift the debt ceiling after it became clear they didn’t have the votes for passage.

“We are going to be prepared tomorrow to make some decisions,” Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (R-Texas) told reporters after GOP leaders huddled in Speaker John Boehner’s office

“There will be no action. No votes. The rules committee will not meet,” he added.

Sessions said leadership would “take the night and make sure all of our members know what’s going on.”  Continue reading “House cancels plan for debt vote”

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