Letter to Congressional Leaders Certifying the Public Debt Limit Increase
Dear Mr. Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:)
Pursuant to section 1002(b) of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2014, I hereby certify that absent a suspension of the limit under section 3101(b) of title 31, United States Code, the Secretary of the Treasury would be unable to issue debt to meet existing commitments.
NOTE: : Identical letters were sent to Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., President of the Senate, and Speaker of the House of Representatives John A. Boehner. An original was not available for verification of the content of Speaker Boehner's copy of the letter.
Barack Obama, Letter to Congressional Leaders Certifying the Public Debt Limit Increase Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/304175