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Paul Ryan Celebrates a Secretary Saving $1.50 Per Week… Actually

Over the weekend, Speaker Ryan bragged on Twitter about a high school secretary in Lancaster, Pennsylvania getting a raise of $1.50 per week as evidence that the #GOPTaxScam is working.  No, we are not joking.

Paul Ryan was so widely and swiftly ridiculed for this that he deleted the tweet.  But doing this can’t hide the fact that he seriously thinks that tiny raises for a hard-working Americans while corporations pocket billions shows success.

Pelosi Sends Letter to Speaker Ryan Calling for Removal of Chairman Nunes and End to House Republicans’ Partisan Charade

Today, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan demanding the removal of House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes after it was revealed that he altered the contents of a reckless, partisan memo released to the White House after it had already been voted on by the Committee and presented to House Members.  Chairman Nunes’ action is a violation of House rules and is part of a partisan pattern to discredit the investigations into the Trump-Russia scandal.  Both the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation have warned against the release of Nunes’ memo, stating grave concerns about the accuracy of the memo and its misrepresentation of classified information.  

Pelosi Remarks at House Democratic Leadership Press Conference

Leader Pelosi.  Thank you, Madam Vice Chair.  I thank the Chairman [and] Vice Chair for calling a Caucus meeting.  Who can soar with the eagles in the morning after hooting with the owls last night for a late night? And I commend all of you for doing both as well. 

Leader Pelosi.  Thank you, Madam Vice Chair.  I thank the Chairman [and] Vice Chair for calling a Caucus meeting.  Who can soar with the eagles in the morning after hooting with the owls last night for a late night? And I commend all of you for doing both as well. 

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