Thursday, August 16, 2012
Ryan Admits He Lied About Not Asking for Stimulus Funds
This has building all day but now it's black-and-white: Paul Ryan denied this week that he ever asked for stimulus funds, after voting against the bill. Now he has corrected the record. Claims he simply didn't recall writing the letters. "They were treated as constituent service requests in the same way matters involving Social Security or Veterans Affairs are handled,’’ he said in the statement. “This is why I didn’t recall the letters earlier." And if you believe that, he's got a bridge to nowhere to sell ya.
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