Video: Paul Ryan says worse thing about Congress is a lot of people lie to your face

RyanAppearing on “Morning Joe” Monday, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., said the worst thing about being in Congress is that a lot of people lie to your face.

Worse yet, he added, you know they’re doing it.

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Newsbusters‘ Noel Sheppard provided a transcript:

MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CO-HOST: And a lot’s been thrown at you, like one word answers. Best thing about working in Congress, worst thing about working in Congress?

CONGRESSMAN PAUL RYAN (R-WISCONSIN): Best thing you can make a difference in people’s lives. Worst thing is a lot of people lie.

KATHLEEN PARKER, WASHINGTON POST: Yeah. Don’t they? Lie.

RYAN: Yeah, I mean you see that a lot.

PARKER: They look you right in the eye and lie to you.

RYAN: Absolutely, and you know that they’re doing it. That’s what drives me crazy. You know they know they’re doing it.

Video below, courtesy of Newsbusters:

 

Sheppard says the revelation is “by no means earth shaking,” but it does explain why Americans don’t trust their government.

So tell me, why do we constantly re-elect these lying weasels to office?

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