Former President Barack Obama just got nailed to the wall politically — twice. He tried to take credit for one of President Donald Trump’s victories, but he wasn’t allowed to get away with it.
Taking to Twitter, Obama bragged that he signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 11 years ago, “paving the way for more than a decade of economic growth.”
He also claimed this single act led to “the longest streak of job creation in American history,” but conservative actor James Woods and Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) were quick to respond.
“The notion that you did anything but destroy this nation’s economy is beyond hilarious,” said Woods. He then praised Trump’s work and told Obama that his “only sad legacy was your blatant lies about ObamaCare.”
Not to be outdone, Cruz chimed in and agreed with Woods with just two words: “Damn straight.” That pretty much says it all, doesn’t it? Obama had nothing to do with our economic recovery.
It was Trump who embarked upon a bold plan to cut taxes, repeal burdensome business regulations, and renegotiate trade deals. The result has been unprecedented economic confidence and growth.
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