Ryan Not Concerned About Budget Criticism

Sunday, 01 May 2011 10:53 AM

By Hiram Reisner

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House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan says he is not concerned about negative feedback from constituents on his budget proposal, nor offended by comments made by House Speaker John Paul Ryan, John Boehner, BudgetBoehner that the plan was just an “idea,” according to Politico.

"I talked to John about this — it’s an institutional statement reflecting budget resolutions, and with a budget resolution, which is what we passed, it’s the architecture of a budget,” Ryan told Christiane Amanpour of ABC News.”No. I didn’t take it personally — it wasn’t meant to be personal, and I don’t take it that way.”

When asked about the political implications of his budget, when recent town halls where filled with contentious constituents who voiced opposition to plan provisions that would slash Medicaid and Medicare, Ryan said he was not concerned.

“I hear this all the time from the political people, from the pundits and the pollsters, that this could hurt us politically — I don’t care about that,” Ryan said. “What I care about is fixing this country and getting this debt situation under control.”

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