Congressman Steve King

Representing the 4th District of Iowa


Twitter icon
Facebook icon
Flickr icon
YouTube icon
RSS icon

King Votes Against Debt Limit Suspension

Feb 11, 2014
Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Steve King released the following statement after voting against S. 540, The Temporary Debt Limit Extension Act. This Act suspends the debt ceiling through March 15, 2015. 

“This bill fails the American people by both suspending the debt limit and increasing spending,” said King. “We are handing the President and Democrats exactly what they want - essentially a borrowed, blank check for the rest of the year - ‘no strings attached.’

The die was cast when last year’s shutdown was over. We already knew this outcome was coming. I have long said that I’d vote for a debt ceiling increase if the House and Senate passed a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution and send it to the States for ratification. We need to be on a path to balance. It is time to make smart decisions with the money of hard and smart working Americans.”

Contact Info
Media    Issues    News    Services    Info   

Iowa 04 District Map

I am very interested in hearing your views on issues of importance to you. Please use the drop down menu below to select the type of inquiry you'd like to make.