Republicans Aren’t Happy Obama Called Their Budget A ‘Stinkburger’

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April 2, 2014 4:37 p.m.

President Barack Obama conjured up a couple of new words during a Wednesday speech in Ann Arbor, Mich., labeling the House GOP budget a “stinkburger” and a “meanwich.”

His comment about the blueprint — released by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and heard in committee Wednesday — quickly turned into a trending topic on Twitter in Washington, D.C. It didn’t sit well with Republican leadership aides.

Rory Cooper, top spokesman for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA):

Doug Heye, deputy chief of staff for Cantor:

Brendan Buck, press secretary for Speaker John Boehner (R-OH):

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