John Boehner Backs Mitt Romney's False Welfare Claim

The Romney campaign, in interviews and television ads, has been repeatedly and falsely accusing President Obama of ending welfare's work requirement.

the charge stems from a July memo from the Department of Health and Human Services, which invited states to apply for waivers "to allow states to test alternative and innovative strategies, policies, and procedures that are designed to improve employment outcomes for needy families." It did not end work requirements, as multiple independent fact-checkers have attested.

In fact, Romney was one of 29 Republican governors who signed a letter to HHS ... Full Story »

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