White House adviser: GOP has 'bomb strapped to their chest'

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White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer on Thursday compared Republicans to terrorists and arsonists because of their tactics surrounding the debt ceiling and attempt to defund ObamaCare.

Speaking on CNN’s "The Lead," Pfeiffer was asked why President Obama wouldn’t negotiate with Republicans by accepting some spending cuts in exchange for raising the debt limit.

“We are for cutting spending,” Pfeiffer said. “What we’re not for is negotiating with people with a bomb strapped to their chest. We’re not going to do that.”

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