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04/27/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

DNC Ridicules GOP For Number-Free Budget (UPDATED)

UPDATE 4:15PM ET: Now the White House is officially getting in on the near-universal mockery of the GOP budget proposal released Thursday.

In an interview on Bloomberg TV (no link yet), White House budget director Peter Orszag called it the "first budget that doesn't have any numbers in it," and charged that Republicans have gone from "the party of 'no' to the party of 'no detail.'"

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EARLIER:

The DNC just released a pretty brutal -- not to mention funny -- video mocking the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives for releasing a budget with no numbers in it.

Titled, "The Number Zero, Brought To You By The Party Of N-O," the web ad, while not really advertising much, underscores just how bad the GOP's budget alternative rollout was on Thursday. The footage of conservatives like Ed Rollins and Joe Scarborough -- as well as a somewhat-befuddled looking Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) -- drive home the point: the House GOP did themselves no favors in their attempt to put policy to paper.

And if reports from the Hill are to be believed, the GOP itself is internally at odds over the rushed and unsuccessful process.

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