Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) accused MSNBC of blowing out of proportion the recent snowstorm in Atlanta that has paralyzed parts of the city.
Speaking on MSNBC on Friday Barbour, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee, defended Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's (R) handling of the city and the state's response to the storm.
"Yeah, Andrea, I know y'all want to make a really, really, really, really, really, really big deal out of this. But the fact of the matter is, governors and mayors, Republicans or Democrats, get faced with choices 'cause the weather service says it couldn't really be a a bad storm," Barbour told MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell. "You go out and spend millions and millions of dollars, and then it's not a bad storm."
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