Rand Paul: Budget Deal Giving Obama Unlimited Borrowing Power
PAUL: "I rise in opposition to raising the debt ceiling."
UNKNOWN PERSON: "The Senate is in a quorum call."
PAUL: "I ask unanimous consent that we vitiate the quorum call."
UNKNOWN PERSON: "Without objection. The senator from Kentucky."
PAUL: "I rise today in opposition to raising the debt ceiling. I rise in particular in opposition to raising the debt ceiling without getting any sort of spending reform or budgetary reform in return. In fact, it will be completely the opposite. We will be raising the debt ceiling in an unlimited fashion. We will be giving President Obama a free pass to borrow as much money as he can borrow in the last year of his office. No limit, no dollar limit. Here you go, President Obama. spend what you want."