In an interview with ThinkProgress, the worst Speaker in US history who brought the deficit from $162 billion to over $1.2 trillion lashed out at Republicans today.
Minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Republicans were not interested in deficit reduction. Pelosi asserted that the purpose of the GOP obsession with deficits is to destroy government, or “the public space.”
From the video: Pelosi said the programs under attack include “education, clean air, clean water, food safety, public safety” and more. Pelosi concluded, “You name it, they’re there to diminish it, destroy it.”
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This follows her comments from last week that Speaker Boehner had gone to “the darkside” by cutting spending.