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A Fake Paul Ryan Quote

Q: Did House Speaker Paul Ryan say “22 million Americans choose to be poor, so it’s their own problem if they can’t afford to be healthy”? A: No. That fake […] The post A Fake Paul Ryan Quote appeared first on FactCheck.org.

Q: Did House Speaker Paul Ryan say “22 million Americans choose to be poor, so it’s their own problem if they can’t afford to be healthy”?

A: No. That fake quote comes from a satirical news story.

FULL QUESTION

Did Ryan really give the speech that people choose to be poor by not working hard enough? It was on a Newslo site which may or may not be a true site?

FULL ANSWER

Rep. Paul Ryan didn’t say “22 million Americans choose to be poor, so on politicot.com. We believe that’s the story our reader asked about, and skeptical Facebook users also as potentially fake news.

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