The debt ceiling and the 14th amendment

Join Jeffrey Rosen for a conversation with George Washington University's Neil H. Buchanan and Princeton University's Sean Wilentz to discuss the constitutional issues raised by the debt ceiling and budget shutdown.
October 29, 2013

Join Jeffrey Rosen for a conversation with George Washington University's Neil H. Buchanan and Princeton University's Sean Wilentz to discuss the constitutional issues raised by the debt ceiling and budget shutdown. Can the president raise the debt ceiling citing the 14th Amendment? Is the debt ceiling law unconstitutional? What would James Madison think of the government shutdown?