Paul Ryan Requests Obama Stimulus Funds Five Times, Then Lies About It

Can we say hypocrisy? What else is Paul Ryan lying about? This is in the Boston Globe today:

After seeking millions of dollars from a federal stimulus program he opposed on grounds it would not help the economy, Republican vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan then appeared on a Boston talk radio program and denied he lobbied the Obama administration for the home state aid.

On October 28, 2010, after the Wisconsin Republican penned at least five letters to two federal departments seeking grants under the Obama administration’s economic recovery package, Ryan responded to a caller on WBZ’s Nightside with Dan Rea who asked if he sought any of the money. Ryan said that he would not vote against something “then write to the government to ask them to send us money.”

“I did not request any stimulus money,” he continued.

Isn’t that special?

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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One Response to Paul Ryan Requests Obama Stimulus Funds Five Times, Then Lies About It

  1. Kurt says:

    When you compare their actions to their words, Romney/Ryan = pants on fire.

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