Rep. Ryan on Obama’s Budget Path: ‘Do Nothing, Punt, Duck, Kick the Can Down the Road,’ Causing A ‘Debt Crisis’

April 6, 2011 | 5:49 AM EDT
House Budget Committee Chairman Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) said President Obama’s budget strategy is to “do nothing, punt, duck, kick the can down the road.” Whereas the House Republicans’ FY2012 budget, said Ryan, saves Medicare and helps the United States avoid a debt crisis.