Despite being warned by a federal watchdog agency that it violates the  Hatch Act, the White House persists in using the term "MAGA" to describe  Republican opposition.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre denounced the Republicans' fiscal blueprint as a "hardcore MAGA budget" during a statement on Wednesday.

In a memo issued on the same day, Andrew Bates, the deputy White House press secretary,

labeled the Republicans' primary economic objective as "MAGA tax welfare for the wealthiest Americans and large corporation

Bates criticized the budget proposal put forth by House Republicans in another memo on Thursday,

describing it as an "extreme MAGA plan" that significantly undermines  vital Medicare benefits that American families work hard to obtain.