Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls said on Twitter that the letter from the Office for Budget Responsibility to Number 10, rebuking David Cameron over claims he made about the economy, was 'deeply embarrassing' for the Prime Minister.
Cameron’s attempts to defend his failing econ policy getting more desperate but as PM he has an obligation to be straight with people
Independent OBR letter a deeply embarrassing rebuke for the Prime Minister - my response http://t.co/MIZAG67Tbx
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