The cost of the debt ceiling crisis has now begun to be counted, and it looks bad for the Republicans. The fight, which was to attempt to ignore the US Constitution and the 14th Amendment by refusing to pay our obligations, resulted in long-term harm to the US Credit rating, for the first time in recorded history. This action by irresponsible children now has a monetary figure attached to it.
In the report by the Government Accountability Office released Monday, it turns out that the “Fiscally Responsible” Republican party has now taken another $1.3 billion out of the collective pockets of the American taxpayers.
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