Speaker Ryan on Welfare Law

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke about the 20th anniversary of President Bill Clinton signing into law the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity… read more

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke about the 20th anniversary of President Bill Clinton signing into law the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), also sometimes referred to as the Welfare Reform Law. Speaker Ryan criticized the current welfare system, saying, “It’s basically a work-replacement system....that discourages work...so people stay stuck in poverty.” close

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Speaker Ryan on Welfare Law

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Program ID:
414267-1
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 22, 2016 | 12:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 22, 2016 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Aug 22, 2016 | 12:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 22, 2016 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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