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Pelosi: ‘Legislative Arsonists Are at Work’

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi had some fiery words on Thursday for her Republican colleagues’ plans to use the debt ceiling as leverage to defund Obamacare.

“This is playing with fire,” Pelosi told reporters at her weekly press conference. “Legislative arsonists are at work when they start using the debt limit for their own agenda.”

She said that the House would pass a clean debt-ceiling raise with the support of “some Republicans.”

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