H.J.Res. 99: Relating to the disapproval of the President's exercise of authority to suspend the debt limit, as submitted under section 1002(b) of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2014 on October 17, 2013.
Sponsor: Rep Young, Todd C. [IN-9] (introduced 10/28/2013) Cosponsors (None)
Related Bills: H.RES.391, S.J.RES.26
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The House on Wednesday passed a resolution that disapproves of President Obama's decision to suspend the debt ceiling until early February.
The House passed the disapproval resolution, H.J.Res. 99, in a 222-191 vote. Three Democrats voted for it, while four Republicans voted against it and two GOP members voted "present."
Democrats voting in favor were Reps. John Barrow (Ga.), Jim Matheson (Utah), and Mike McIntyre (N.C.). Republicans voting against were Reps. Charlie Dent (Pa.), Joe Heck (Nev.), Darrell Issa (Calif.) and Peter King (N.Y.).
Reps. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) and Reid Ribble (R-Wis.) voted "present."