Democrats slam Ryan over deleted '$1.50' tweet

Democrats slammed House Speaker Paul Ryan on Saturday right after the speaker deleted a tweet touting that this new tax law increased one woman’s take-home pay $1.50 weekly, enough to fund her Costco membership.

"An assistant on a public high school in Lancaster, PA, said she was amazed her pay improved $1.50 one week … she said [that] will in excess of cover her Costco membership with the year," a tweet from Ryan’s campaign account read, before it was deleted.

Story Continued Below

It’s unclear why Ryan (R-Wis.) made a decision to delete the tweet, including a url to the Associated Press report that includes an anecdote about Julia Ketchum, the secretary you want.

Democrats and liberals on Twitter immediately bashed your message.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Ryan deleted the "embarrassing" tweet because "he and Republicans do not want yourself to be aware of the truth" for the party’s tax plan.

"Paul Ryan deleted his embarrassing tweet of an blatant admission as they and Republicans don’t want you to definitely know the truth: the #GOPTaxScam is usually a gift to corporate America plus the top 1% for your expense," Pelosi wrote on Twitter.

"Would you tell her how much the paychecks within the 1% went up 7 days? Or that hers could have gone up much more if you have given them less? #GOPTaxScam," Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) wrote on Twitter.

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) added: "That tweet in regards to the $1.50 one week ‘s no PR mistake. It is definitely what we think."

A spokeswoman for Ryan would not immediately be affected by a obtain comment.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *