Can President Obama keep paying Social Security benefits even if the debt ceiling is reached?

(Blog Post) "I cannot guarantee that those checks go out on August 3rd if we haven't resolved this issue. Because there may simply not be the money in the coffers to do it.” — President Obama, July 12, 2011 Full Story »

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Fred Gatlin
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by Fred Gatlin - Jul. 15, 2011

In this case The Fact Checker cannot reach an answer. That seems to add to the uncertainly. It is clear that Congress is playing with fire.

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Fabrice Florin
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by Fabrice Florin - Jul. 15, 2011
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