The Daily Caller: How Paul Ryan Proposes to Balance Budget in 10 Years
By Alex Pappas
House budget chairman Rep. Paul Ryan on Tuesday unveiled the GOP’s budget proposal that would slash $4.6 trillion in projected government spending over the next decade in order to balance the country’s budget by 2023.
“We owe the country a balanced budget,” the Republican congressman and 2012 vice presidential nominee said during a press conference at the Capitol on Tuesday.
Ryan’s plan includes a combination of tax reform, reform of entitlements and repeal of President Obama’s health-care law.
Throughout the Tuesday press conference, Ryan challenged Democrats to offer a plan to solve the country’s debt problem.
“Show us how to balance the budget,” Ryan said. “If you don’t like the way we’re proposing to balance our budget, how do you propose to balance the budget?”
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