Rep. Pat Fallon to Newsmax: Treasury Secretary Should Not Decide Debt Limit

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s call for a bill that would transfer the authority to raise the federal debt limit to the secretary of the Treasury rather than making it Congress a decision is a move to allow Democrats to spend more money, according to Rep. Pat Fallon, R-Texas, on Newsmax.

“I would call it meritless to move something as important as raising the debt ceiling in a country that has nearly a $29 trillion debt from Congress, which has 535 people elected directly by the American public, to an unelected bureaucrat,” Fallon told Thursday’s “National Report.”

Fallon added the “horrible idea” is “egregious,” but not a surprise, “because the Democrats want to make it easier to create even more debt.”

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