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Friday, July 29, 2011 - 1:30pm

Ga. Delegation Divided On Debt Debate

Updated: 3 years ago.
Georgia’s Congressional delegation appears divided on whether to vote for the debt resolution plan being re-worked in the U.S. House. (Image by: alancleaver_2000 via flickr)

Georgia’s Congressional delegation appears divided on whether to vote for the debt resolution plan being re-worked in the U.S. House.

GPB checked-in with all of the offices of Georgia’s House members. A spokesman for Jack Kingston’s says the south Georgia Republican Representative is leaning toward a stronger ‘YES’ of Speaker Boehner’s plan as revisions are being made. And Republican Robert Woodall’s office says he’s unsure, but is reviewing the changes.

Political analyst Tom Crawford with the Georgia Report weighs-in on Georgia’s GOP contingent:
“Paul Broun from Athens and Tom Graves from up in Gordon County—they’ll probably vote against it until the bitter end. Lynn Westmoreland very possibly could vote against it too. My feeling is the other five Republicans in the Georgia House delegation will probably vote with the Speaker."

Of note among Georgia’s 5 Democratic congressmen, Hank Johnson and David Scott are ‘NO’ or leaning ‘NO’.

The others are reviewing changes being made, or did not return messages by air time.

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