Tags: Ryan | obama | debt | decline

Ryan: 'Country in Decline' Because of Debt

Wednesday, 05 Sep 2012 11:20 AM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

Republican vice presidential contender Paul Ryan says America is "a country in decline" because of national debt piling up under President Barack Obama.

Ryan campaigned Wednesday in Adel, Iowa. He reminded supporters that the national debt surpassed $16 trillion this week on the first day of the Democratic National Convention.

Ryan blames Obama for what he calls "a gusher of spending." He says there will be "a lot of talk" at the Democratic convention, but no new solutions.

Ryan credits former President Bill Clinton with reforming the welfare system, but says Obama is rolling back those reforms. Ryan also says his plans to transform Medicare were inspired by Clinton.

His comments came on the same day Clinton delivers a prime-time speech at his party's Charlotte, N.C., convention.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Cop Killer's Commencement Address Angers Officer's Widow

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 23:17 PM

The decision to allow a man serving a life sentence for killing a police officer in 1981 to deliver a college commenceme . . .

Michelle Bachmann: 'Impossible' Obama Didn't Know About ISIS

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 21:21 PM

It is "absolutely impossible" President Barack Obama was unaware how powerful the Islamic State (ISIS) had become before . . .

Prosecutor: Okla. Beheading Suspect 'Didn't Like White People'

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 21:35 PM

An Oklahoma man who could face the death penalty for allegedly beheading a co-worker was suspended from his job after te . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved