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2012 Crowd Reacts to Downgrade

“The United States has had a AAA credit rating since 1917. That rating has endured the great depression, World War II, Korea, Vietnam and the terrorist attacks on 9/11,” said Michele Bachmann in a statement issue tonight. “I call on the President to seek the immediate resignation of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and to submit a plan with a list of cuts to balance the budget this year, turn our economy around and put Americans back to work.”

To read the rest of Bachmann’s statement, along with Mitt Romney’s, Jon Huntsman’s, Herman Cain’s, Ron Paul’s and Rick Santorum’s statements, check out Primary Event.

Katrina TrinkoKatrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...

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