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SOUTHERLAND ANNOUNCES OPPOSITION TO DEBT LIMIT COMPROMISE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Steve Southerland, II issued the following statement today announcing his opposition to the House-Senate debt limit compromise:

“As congressional leaders negotiated the final details of their debt limit compromise, I was hopeful that I’d have the opportunity to support an aggressive, long-term spending solution.  Regretfully, however, I recognized that this agreement falls short of addressing our historic economic challenges and does not alleviate the threat of a crippling downgrade in America’s credit rating.  While I will vote ‘no’ on this compromise for a debt limit increase, I am committed to working with like-minded members of both parties to put forth common sense solutions for our most difficult challenges.”

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