Politico, “Pro-Trump tweeters take credit for pressuring Ryan”

Pro-Trump Twitter trolls are taking credit for forcing House Speaker Paul Ryan’s office to deliver a sharply worded statement denouncing anti-fascist “antifa” anarchists as “left-wing thugs.”

The Trump supporters on Twitter, who were infuriated by Ryan’s failure to endorse Trump’s view that “both sides” at the Charlottesville rally were to blame for violence, spread a meme with a fabricated quote indicating that Ryan sided with the loose collection of anarchists, who have become a favored punching bag for the right.

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