‘Appalling and revealing’: White House slams RNC chair for promoting default for ‘political benefit’

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The White House on Thursday fired back at a GOP leader who they accused of promoting a debt-limit default for political advantage. A White House spokesperson issued a statement describing the efforts to play politics with potential economic catastrophe as “appalling and revealing.” Deputy Press Secretary Andrew Bates issued the statement after Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel on Wednesday during an appearance on Fox News suggested that the debt ceiling debate “bodes very well” for the GOP. “This is a president that is failing the American people,” McDaniel said. “So I th…

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