(Video) At Wisconsin Event, Trump Forgets Paul Ryan’s First Name, Refers To Him As “Ron”

Posted on April 20, 2017, 11:42 am
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The Week:

President Trump visited Wisconsin on Tuesday, including a stop at a Snap-on tool factory in Kenosha.

“My thanks go to Speaker Ryan, who’s represented this city for nearly two decades in Congress, and do you know where he is? He’s with NATO. So he has a good excuse. So I said, Ron, make sure these countries start paying their bills a little bit more, you know, they’re way, way behind, Ron.I’m going to talk to you about that, Ron.”

At the factory, he criticized a Canadian dairy tariff and signed a “Buy American, Hire American” executive order that directs U.S. agencies to review the use of H-1B visas — granted to high-skill foreigners, especially in the tech industry — and find ways to increase the use of U.S.-made products in certain federally funded construction projects.

Accompanying Trump were Gov. Scott Walker (R), Sen. Ron Johnson (R), and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, who attended high school in Kenosha.

Trump began with a nod to a Wisconsinite not in the room, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R), whose district includes Kenosha.


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