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Paul Ryan’s Boast Of A ‘Darn Good Legacy’ Backfires Spectacularly On Twitter

Old comments by outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) are coming back to haunt him on Twitter as he embarks on his farewell tour

“We have done what needs to be done to get a stronger, more durable foundation under the economy,” Ryan told Politico at the time.

“We’re going to focus on getting people from welfare into jobs. And we can do this when we had a strong growing economy. And that’s a darn good legacy.” 

The comments resurfaced on Twitter, where critics lined up to offer their own thoughts on his legacy… and they weren’t quite as generous in their assessment: 

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