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TAPPER: The worst-case scenario here is a default, right?
CARNEY: That is a bad scenario. I’m not sure — I mean —
TAPPER: Is it worse —
CARNEY: You know, there are things you could anticipate. But I — yes.
TAPPER: Is it worse than voting on the debt ceiling again next year?
CARNEY: The uncertainty created by regular votes on whether or not, for the first time — you know, and if you think it’s — there’s — there are political —
TAPPER: Weren’t there regular votes on raising the debt ceiling during the Bush years?