DEVELOPING: House Democrats + RINO Kinzinger Pass Bill That Would Allow Debt Ceiling Hike with Simple Majority in the Senate

House Democrats on Tuesday evening passed a bill that would set up a process for a debt ceiling hike with a simple majority vote in the Senate.

This fast-track procedure that includes Medicare legislation will expire by January 16 and can only be used one time.

The bill passed the House 222-212 – with RINO Kinzinger being the only Republican to join with the Democrats.

There is a provision in the package that waives PAYGO provisions.

“Democrats are sidestepping mandatory spending cuts under sequestration and eliminating those cuts.” Fox News Congress reporter Chad Pergram said.

The bill still needs 60 votes in the Senate to overcome procedural hurdles – at least 10 Republicans would have to join Democrats in voting for cloture.

This is where Mitch McConnell stepped in and helped the Democrats.

Recall, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell worked out a private deal with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to waive the filibuster to raise the debt ceiling.

After a cloture vote with help from Republicans, Senate Democrats will be able to vote on the debt ceiling hike without GOP support (51 votes).

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