Paul Ryan, covert Speaker of the resistance?
The Home Speaker appeared to make a telling Freudian slip whereas introducing President Trump forward of his State of the Union handle Tuesday evening, telling members of Congress that he has the distinct honor of “stopping” the commander-in-chief.
“I’ve the excessive privilege and the distinct honor of stopping, uh, presenting to you the President of the US,” the Wisconsin congressman stated to cheers from his fellow Republicans and boos from the assembled Democrats.
Ryan’s relationship with the President has at instances been strained. Trump lashed out towards him and different congressional Republicans after they twice didn’t repeal Obamacare.
Ryan’s obvious slip of the tongue Tuesday evening set off waves of sarcasm over Twitter.
“I like Paul Ryan’s unique model: ‘the distinct honor of stopping,'” Ben Winkler tweeted.