Paul Ryan Deletes Tax-Cut Tweet

PAUL RYAN DELETES TWEET ABOUT GOP TAX REFORM AFTER FACING BACKLASH

(CNN) – House Speaker Paul Ryan has deleted his tweet about the GOP tax reform, after facing a backlash.

He mentioned a news report about a secretary who gets an extra $1.50 a week because of tax cuts.

But Ryan then took fire from people who accused him of being out of touch.

They said that an extra $1.50 a week is not much of a pay raise.

Several Democratic leaders joined the chorus on twitter, including California’s Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom.

He tweeted a screen shot of Ryan’s original tweet.

Newsom also tweeted, “guess someone told Ryan you shouldn’t go around praising yourself for giving a working person an extra $1.50.”

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