Walsh in Early on Debt Ceiling Show Down

Jim DeMint at the 2010 Family PAC Cruise

A press release from Congressman Joe Walsh:


Members Join Advocacy Groups to Force Pledge on Debt Limit

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 22, Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, joined by over 30 public policy and advocacy groups representing millions of Americans, will hold a press conference to announce the formation of a coalition to urge lawmakers and candidates for federal office to make a public pledge not to support an increase in the debt limit unless a Cut, Cap, Balance plan is passed.

The pledge, which can be found at www.cutcapbalancepledge.com, has been signed by over 10 current and hopeful Members of Congress, as well as thousands of Americans.



  • Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.)
  • Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah)
  • Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah)
  • Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)
  • Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)
  • Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.)
  • Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), Chairman, Republican Study Committee
  • Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.)

"We're got to cut up this credit card."


Cannon Caucus Room (Third Floor)
Cannon House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515


Wednesday, June 22, 4 p.m. ET

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