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Carney Accuses GOP of Cherry-Picking Data, Bows Out of Fight When Confronted with Data


In his daily briefing today, White House press secretary Jay Carney accused Republicans of distorting data regarding the minimum wage. Rory Cooper, communications director for House majority leader Eric Cantor’s communications director, took to Twitter to refute Carney’s claims:

The discussion then moved to the impacts of Obamacare.

Carney bowed out at that point, but their back-and-forth did not go unnoticed by D.C.-area reporters:


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