Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK), a top House Republican, reminded TPM in an interview that President Obama voted against raising the debt limit while serving as a senator in 2006.
"I think there's a little hypocrisy on the part of the president. When he was in the Senate, he never voted to raise the debt ceiling and actually voted against it," Cole, a deputy majority whip, said. "Lectured everyone on the morality of debt. and is now asking us to do for him what he wouldn't do for George Bush."
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