Debt Ceiling

CGP Grey argues that this debt ceiling stuff is all on Congress, and that if there’s any irresponsible behavior here, it’s by the Congress:

At this point I’m inclined to agree with him. Would the President even be authorized to refuse to spend money the Congress budgeted for a specific purpose? Absent a veto of the budget I mean?

By the way no matter what I agree with him: never watch TV news, ever.