Tea Party Sen. Mike Lee agrees to not delay debt compromise

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Sen. Mike Lee and other members of the Tea Party Caucus say they will not try to delay a vote on a bipartisan deal to raise the debt limit by $2.4 trillion.

Just don’t ask them to actually support the plan that also attempts to cut about $3 trillion in spending.

“It is not where I think it needs to be, but I’m not the only one with an opinion in this town. It looks like there will be enough people who disagree with me that this is likely to pass,” said Lee, a freshman Republican from Utah.

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