Analysis: Bachmann’s debate debut could complicate any GOP deal with Obama on debt limit

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jun 15, 2011 10:44 AM
Analysis: Bachmann’s debate debut could complicate any GOP deal with Obama on debt limit

WASHINGTON — Rep. Michele Bachmann’s smooth presidential debate performance stands to make her a bigger force in the Republican Party after years of errors and hyperbole. Her new credibility could pose problems for GOP leaders trying to put together a deal with President Barack Obama on reducing the nation’s debt.

Bachmann resolutely opposes letting the government slide even deeper into debt, a position that appeals to her constituency of no-compromise tea partiers.