Paul Ryan: President Barack Obama's failed agenda is stifling opportunity and hope for the next generation.
In response to House GOP budget, President Obama distorts and divides in order to distract
Following another disappointing partisan speech by President Barack Obama, in which he tried to substitute tired political attacks for the principled leadership he refuses to offer, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin issued the following statement:
“History will not be kind to a President who, when it came time to confront our generation’s defining challenge, chose to duck and run. The President refuses to take responsibility for the economy and refuses to offer a credible plan to address the most predictable economic crisis in our history. Instead, he has chosen tired and cynical political attacks as he focuses on his own re-election.
“The President has offered four budgets during his four years in the White House – each committed to funding ever-higher government spending by taking more from hardworking Americans and adding to a crushing burden of debt. His failed agenda is stifling opportunity and hope for the next generation.
“Like his reckless budgets, today’s speech by President Obama is as revealing as it is disappointing: While others lead by offering real solutions, he has chosen to distort the truth and divide Americans in order to distract from his failed record. His empty promises are quickly becoming broken promises – and the American people will hold him accountable for this violation of their trust.”
To learn more:
- For the facts on The Path to Prosperity: http://budget.house.gov/SettingtheRecordStraight/
- For a side-by-side comparison of the President’s budget (which was unanimously rejected on a bipartisan basis last week) and the House-passed FY2013 budget: http://budget.house.gov/prosperity/contrastinvisions
VIDEO CREDIT: HouseBudgetCommittee Uploaded by HouseBudgetCommittee on Apr 4, 2012. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) refutes President Obama's inaccurate attacks on the House Budget on Fox News.