Walsh Casts First Major Vote To Raise Debt Ceiling - ABC FOX Montana Local News, Weather, Sports KTMF | KWYB

Walsh Casts First Major Vote To Raise Debt Ceiling

Posted: Updated:
BOZEMAN -

Newly-appointed senator John Walsh cast his first major vote on Wednesday.

Walsh voted in favor of raising the debt ceiling, preventing the government from defaulting.

He said in a statement that he is eager to lead the charge to cut the spending problem in Congress.

"Congress has a terrible debt and spending problem that it must address now, and I am eager to lead the charge," said Walsh in his statement. "We do that by cutting waste and creating jobs--not by playing games and tanking the economy. Montana's businesses deserve the certainty that this vote provides. I will always protect the full faith and credit of the United States."

The bill now goes to the President for him to sign.

  • NationalMore>>

  • Billy Graham's body arrives at namesake library

    Billy Graham's body arrives at namesake library

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:26 AM EST2018-02-24 09:26:03 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 6:37 AM EST2018-02-25 11:37:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at h...(AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at h...
    The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers.
    The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers.
  • After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:35 AM EST2018-02-24 15:35:17 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 6:36 AM EST2018-02-25 11:36:50 GMT
    (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - This Feb. 21, 2018 file photo shows Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Cameron Kasky, left, asking a question to Sen. Marco Rubio during a CNN town hall meeting in Sunrise, Fl...(Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - This Feb. 21, 2018 file photo shows Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Cameron Kasky, left, asking a question to Sen. Marco Rubio during a CNN town hall meeting in Sunrise, Fl...
    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.
    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.
  • NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school shooting

    NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school shooting

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:36 AM EST2018-02-24 09:36:36 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 6:36 AM EST2018-02-25 11:36:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2006, file photo, BlackRock headquarters is shown in New York. U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the ...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2006, file photo, BlackRock headquarters is shown in New York. U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the ...
    NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting.
    NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting.
  • Most Popular

Powered by Frankly

Features

  • More Features
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 Cowles Montana Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.