Biden: Ryan "sent me two letters" asking for stimulus

Biden attacks Ryan for asking for stimulus money after opposing it

By Jillian Rayfield

Published October 12, 2012 1:58AM (EDT)

"I love that," Joe Biden said. "This is a bad program, and he writes me a letter: 'The reason we need this stimulus, it will create growth and jobs.' His words. And now he is sitting here."

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