BET Wire: A Weekly Political Roundup—Guns Top the Agenda

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  • Witchy
  • Taking the Lead
  • Careful What You Say
  • License to Protest
  • Denied
  • Dear President Obama
  • Scott Under Fire
  • In Case You Missed It
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Point-Counterpoint
  • New ATF Chief
  • No Deadbeat
  • Keeping It Real
  • Not a White Thing?

Careful What You Say

Former House speaker and Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich warned GOP lawmakers against trying to use raising the debt limit as a bargaining chip for spending cuts. "In the end, it's a threat they can't sustain," he said on CBS This Morning, because no one wants the government to default on its debt.

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