A) Speaker of the House John Boehner
ANSWER: D. Senator Barack Obama, 2006. Congressional Record, S.2237-8, 3/16/06
The "Debt Limit" at that time was $8.5 trillion. That was the year Obama joined the Senate. They are now at $14.5 trillion.
Don't worry, he didn't 'flip flop,' he wasn't 'wrong,' he wasn't a 'partisan hack'...
"He now believes it was a mistake..." - White House Press Secretary Jay Carney.
Don't worry, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner knows what he is doing, he went to an expensive college:
"Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner now estimates that the nation's debt ceiling will be reached no later than May 16, and has urged Congress to act before then...Geithner noted that the Treasury Department can take "extraordinary measures" to buy time -- about eight extra weeks, maximum -- after the May deadline..." White House: Obama Vote Against Raising Debt Limit a 'Mistake'