October 12th, 2012
08:49 PM ET

Ryan, Biden clash over "green pork": Letters show Ryan requested money for green jobs

At last night's vice presidential debate, Congressman Paul Ryan criticized the Obama administration's stimulus spending - but was soon met with a rebuttal by Vice President Joe Biden.

"I'm not allowed to show letters here, but go on our website. He sent me two letters saying, by the way, can you send me some stimulus money for companies here in the state of Wisconsin?" said Biden.

Biden was actually wrong on the amount of requests made by Wisconsin congressman. The left-leaning blog Huffington Post reported Ryan made more than just two request for stimulus funds.

OutFront tonight: CNN Contributor John Avlon.

Filed under: 2012 Election • Economy
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