Earlier today, President Barack Obama spoke about the urgency of raising the debt ceiling at a his final first-term White House press conference.
Midway through, Major Garrett of CBS reminded the President of harsh objections to his plan from a young, ambitious Senator.
In 2006, then-Sen. Barack Obama gave a floor speech defending his decision to vote against an increase in the debt ceiling under President George W. Bush.
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