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Firing Line

Paul Ryan

07/06/2018 | 26m 46s

“Firing Line” explores the federal government’s poverty agenda, an issue that has become a passion project for Speaker Ryan. While the results of President Lyndon Johnson’s “War on Poverty” are more nuanced than any political talking point, both conservative and liberal policy makers including the Speaker point to the near constant poverty rate as proof that the war has resulted in stalemate.

Aired: 07/06/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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