After it was made clear yesterday that Ryan lied to WBZ radio in 2010 about soliciting Obama stimulus money, the GOP Veep candidate has now backtracked, and admitted he did ask for federal funds… sort of. In a statement on Thursday:
After having these letters called to my attention I checked into them, and they were treated as constituent service requests in the same way matters involving Social Security or Veterans Affairs are handled. This is why I didn’t recall the letters earlier. But they should have been handled differently, and I take responsibility for that.
Constituent service? Simply empty euphemism.