Liberals and moderates criticized President Donald Trump and the GOP driven tax breaks of 2017 even before they were enacted.

But now, after two years and ample proof the claims Trump and the Republican controlled Congress made when they pushed the plan through were false, more voices are joining in.

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WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 06: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks to the media during his weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol on September 6, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Political correspondent Tim Alberta's book American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump  documents the ways former anti-Trump Republican lawmakers made the ideological leap to becoming some of President Donald Trump's staunchest allies. Though the book is yet to be released, it's already making headlines due to some revelations from former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) opened up about his interactions with Trump during his speakership.

In newly-released excerpts from the Washington Post, Ryan reveals that Trump knew "nothing about government" and that he ultimately retired from government due to the toxicity of Trump's association.

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Paul Ryan, former Republican Representative from Wisconsin and former Speaker of the House, decided to retire from politics and not seek reelection in 2018. But that does not mean he will not step forward publicly, or step in it, as the case may be.

When Ryan recently decided to extol the virtues of President Donald Trump in an interview with PBS Newshour's Judy  Woodruff, his remarks got more backlash than backing.

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Poor Paul Ryan. The former Speaker of the House retired from politics this past January, with many saying good riddance.

The Republican and 2012 Vice Presidential nominee was deemed spineless by Democrats for frequently criticizing President Donald Trump's rhetoric while supporting his causes. Many on the right saw him as a Republican in name only. To top it off, the policies he championed left the economy worse for wear.

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Former Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has kept a relatively low profile since retiring from Congress last year, but he recently spoke out at a lecture in Flordia regarding President Donald Trump and his prospects for reelection in 2020.

Ryan said:

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President Donald Trump blamed former House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) for his failure to secure funding for a border wall in an interview with The Daily Caller published on Wednesday.

Despite two years of total Republican control, Trump was unable to get his wall.

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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 22: U.S. Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) answers questions at a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on March 22, 2018 in Washington, DC. Ryan answered a range of questions related to the ominbus spending bill the House of Representatives is currently considering. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

A headline from 2011 has been making the rounds on Twitter and the internet simply cannot stop reveling at its stunning irony.

Bloomberg's Sahil Kapur dug up a Politico piece by Kasey Hunt entitled: "GOP Bets Future on Wisconsin," featuring a split image of three Republican men from the Badger State who are no longer in power.

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