Bachmann: Democrats Using 'Scare Tactics' on Debt

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jun 28, 2011 8:54 AM
Bachmann: Democrats Using 'Scare Tactics' on Debt

WASHINGTON — Newly declared Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is accusing the Obama administration of using "scare tactics" to pressure Congress into a deal allowing an increase in the government's borrowing authority.

Bachmann tells CBS's "The Early Show" she can't vote for increasing the debt limit unless it is accompanied by "substantial cuts" in spending.