If you go down the tax-increase path you're sacrificing the economy -- and especially when the fact that the problem we have is spending, not taxesCarney: Don't hold debt ceiling hostage Apr 11, 2011
As a contrary to that, the president's plan is to give the government the power to deny care to seniors by empowering a panel of 15 unelected bureaucrats to put price controls and rationing in place for current seniorsRyan answers Gingrich attack over Medicare May 22, 2011
Did we get 100 percent of the discretionary cuts we were looking for? No, we got two-thirdsObama signs debt ceiling bill into law Aug 02, 2011
Our strategy is not to default. Our strategy is to get spending under controlHill leaders spin federal budget deal Apr 10, 2011
Nobody wants to see defaults happening. But we also think it's important to get a handle on future borrowing as we deal with raising the debt limit. So nobody is saying we want to see default. We just want to get some cuts and controls in spending going forward. And that is what we've been telling the White HouseObama taking budget plan to forums Apr 18, 2011
Paul Davis Ryan (born January 29, 1970) is the U.S. Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district, serving since 1999. He is a member of the Republican Party, and has been ranked among the party's most influential voices on economic policy. Ryan has long been considered a possible running mate for the 2012 presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, with reports surfacing on August 10, 2012, that Romney had selected Ryan as his running mate.