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Jim DeMint Prepared To Filibuster Debt Ceiling Vote

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) signaled he’s prepared to filibuster a looming vote to raise the debt ceiling during an appearance on the “Laura Ingraham Show” on Thursday, The Hill reports. “We’re going to filibuster it,” said the conservative sen…

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) signaled he’s prepared to filibuster a looming vote to raise the debt ceiling during an appearance on the “Laura Ingraham Show” on Thursday, The Hill reports.

“We’re going to filibuster it,” said the conservative senator while speaking on the radio program, according to Greenville Online. “You have to do everything you can to keep [Democrats] from raising the debt ceiling because that will force them to do things like balance the budget.”

The same day, DeMint took aim at Democrats on the issue of government spending in a Daily Caller op-ed published online. He alleged that burning through federal cash is the “lifeblood” of the Democratic party.

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