Here Are The Senators Who Voted Against Bill To Raise Debt Ceiling

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The U.S. Senate passed legislation late Thursday night to raise the nation’s debt ceiling, and the bill is now headed to President Joe Biden’s desk.

The legislation passed with 17 Republicans joining 46 Democrats to suspend the debt ceiling into January 2025. Five Democrats did not vote with the rest of their party. Ahead of the June 5 deadline, the federal government will now avoid a default on its debt. (RELATED: Senate Sends Debt Ceiling Package To Biden’s Desk With Default Days Away)

Here Are The Democrats Who Voted Against Raising The Debt Ceiling: 

  • Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman
  • Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey
  • Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley
  • Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren
  • Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders

Here Are The Republicans Who Voted Against Raising The Debt Ceiling: 

  • Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso
  • Tennesee Sen. Marsha Blackburn
  • Indiana Sen. Mike Braun
  • Alabama Sen. Katie Britt
  • North Carolina Sen. Ted Budd
  • Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy
  • Arkanas Sen. Tom Cotton
  • Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo
  • Texas Sen. Ted Cruz
  • Montana Sen. Steve Daines
  • Nebraska Sen. Deb Fischer
  • South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham
  • Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley
  • Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith
  • Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson
  • Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy
  • Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford
  • Utah Sen. Mike Lee
  • Wyoming Sen. Cynthia Lummis
  • Kansas Sen. Roger Marshall
  • Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul
  • Nebraska Sen. Pete Ricketts
  • Idaho Sen. Jim Risch
  • Florida Sen. Marco Rubio
  • Missouri Sen. Eric Schmitt
  • South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott
  • Florida Sen. Rick Scott
  • Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan
  • Alabama Sen. Tommy Tuberville
  • Ohio Sen. J.D. Vance
  • Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker

“On the debt ceiling, my view is the most important deficit we face is the trade deficit with China. Every dollar represents jobs lost (60k & counting in Missouri), industry lost, communities decimated. We’ve got to quit making China rich & get good blue-collar jobs back in USA. This deal doesn’t do that. So I’m a no,” Hawley, who voted against the legislation, said in a statement Thursday. (RELATED: GOP Senators Slam House Republicans For Defense Spending Levels In Debt Bill)

Meanwhile, Republicans such as Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell supported the bill, saying in a statement:

“Four months after Speaker McCarthy invited President Biden to begin negotiating a resolution to the looming debt crisis, an important step toward fiscal sanity will finally become law. Thanks to House Republicans’ efforts, the Fiscal Responsibility Act avoids the catastrophic consequences of default and begins to curb Washington Democrats’ addiction to reckless spending that grows our nation’s debt.”