Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Sunday that he does not know whether President Barack Obama intentionally misled the public about the nature of the September 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, backtracking from previous comments that the administration had engaged in a "cover-up."
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Former Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Sunday used the news that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had scrutinized tea party groups to slam the agency’s connection to President Barack Obama’s heath care reform law.
Host Chris Wallace pointed out to Ryan on Fox News Sunday that the Treasury inspector general had suggested that a recent IRS scandal had been a “bureaucratic snafu” because tea party groups only represented 96 of the 298 groups that received special...Read Full Story
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke to a town hall in Wisconsin on Monday and was asked about his positions on ENDA, gay adoption, and same-sex marrage, Think Progress reports.
Ryan told the audience that he supports ENDA, and voted for it, but would have to take another look at it when you add transgender protections. He also said that he supports gay adoption, something he voted against in his first term.
He does not, however, support those adopted kids having married parents.
Said Ryan: "I do...Read Full Story
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Wonkbook’s Number of the Day: $4.6 trillion. That’s the amount Rep. Paul Ryan wants to slice from projected spending over the next decade. Of that, $2.7 billion comes from health-care programs. Today, Wonkbook has a big roundup of the Ryan budget, so see much, much...Read Full Story
The big story from Rep. Paul Ryan’s appearance on “Fox News Sunday” seems to be that his budget assumes the repeal of Obamacare. That’s (a) not news and (b) not true.
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Every Ryan budget since the passage of Obamacare has assumed the repeal of Obamacare. Kinda. Ryan’s version of repeal means getting rid of all the parts that spend money to give people health insurance but keeping the tax increases and the Medicare cuts that pays for that health insurance...Read Full Story
Paul Ryan Wall
Take a look at Paul Ryan, a rising star of the Republican GOP and the vice presidential candidate in the 2012 United States Presidential Election. Paul Ryan was selected by Mitt Romney as a running-mate in August 2012.