Neal Statement on House Vote to Raise the Debt Ceiling

Oct 12, 2021
Press Release

SPRINGFIELD, MA – Tonight, House Ways and Means Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Senate Amendment to the House Amendment to S. 1301 to keep the country under the debt limit through approximately December 3:

“Preserving the full faith and credit of the United States is a bipartisan, bicameral responsibility. We have temporarily averted crisis ahead of next week’s deadline, but come December, members of Congress will need to choose to put country before party and prevent default.”

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