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President will use the 14th to keep the Gov open.

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Its Your Gavel liberal talk

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Section 4 of the 14th Amendment: "The validity of the public debt of the United States, authorized by law, including debts incurred for payment of pensions and bounties for services in suppressing insurrection or rebellion, shall not be questioned."

It could stand to reason that if congress failed to allow the Treasury dept to service it's existing obligations, the POTUS would actually be upholding his oath to defend the Constitution by making sure it can, if they fail to. It would make for an interesting 'Constitutional Crisis' before the Supreme Court to say the least. But it's a moot point anyway, because Obama has said he won't do this even if Congress doesn't pay our bills.

"Ted" Cruz is bought and paid for by the KOCH Brothers