The White House and fellow Democrats have been branding the looming government shutdown as a “Republican shutdown.”
“This week, as House Republicans’ chaos continues to march us toward an extreme Republican shutdown, we are calling out how a shutdown would damage our communities, economy, and national security. And we’re going to hold extreme House Republicans accountable,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said on Monday.
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ABC’s @SelinaWangTV: “A higher percentage of Americans would actually blame the shutdown on [Biden] & the Democrats, not on Republicans. Why do you think that is & should [he] be out there…on this issue?”KJP: “Well…this will be a Republican shutdown…Extreme…Republicans” pic.twitter.com/Li2hsD94H7
— Curtis Houck (@CurtisHouck) September 25, 2023
Jean-Pierre referred to “Republican shutdown” eight times during Monday’s press conference.
The White House doubled down with a post on social media.
Here’s what you need to know from last week:President Biden focused on delivering for Americans – from tackling climate change, to working with our allies and partners, to fighting gun violence.House Republicans marched us closer toward an extreme Republican shutdown. pic.twitter.com/b0DpOKLEA4
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) September 25, 2023
“House Republicans marched us closer toward an extreme Republican shutdown,” the White House account post …