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New fallout now over congressman Paul Ryan's proposed budget for 2013.
He's defending it vigorously.
Calling it a simple choice for America a choice over two things about it's turning.
Our system that has become a dependent culture into an opera mobile society getting people back and a -- -- self sufficiency.
If our economy grows even fashionable we produce here.
The results are all that much better democratic congresswoman Jan -- counts he says the plan must go down -- quote she says.
The Republican budget lowers taxes for the wealthy and raises costs for seniors it cuts investments and job creation education for children and restoration of our.
Crumbling infrastructure in order to further enrich the already rich.
The Illinois congresswoman is with me -- good morning to you do you -- don't leave that.
If you like a budget that will turn Medicare into voucher program and cut social security and Medicaid which helps seniors in in nursing homes.
In order to give more tax breaks for the rich and blow a hole in the in the deficit actually increases the deficit and continues tax breaks.
-- -- little yellow one is one thing you know got thing at a time here I don't want to tell it's not myself I go through this is a very -- this is very important stuff that you will not get.
Your statement goes on to say it does not reflect American needs for American values.
And I must be rejected.
Republicans like Paul Ryan would argue where the American values when you're spending a trillion dollars more -- you.
Well actually this this budget that he proposed does not add up.
And actually increases the deficit but it doesn't in the way that cuts middle -- I wasn't.
But my question was how do you justify spending.
And I know -- Democrat about a -- Democrat or Republican or an issue like this -- both of frankly fail.
Now my not my question was how do you justify spending a trillion dollars more for four straight years more than America house.
Well actually what the app progressive caucus is introducing.
Today is a a budget that would lower the deficit that would actually cut spending at the end of twenty years by how many million -- But it it would lower actually much lower than me and -- the Ryan budget or the the current budget in twenty years that's the plan.
That's exactly how big is you know -- how big is the debt and twenty years.
They look look look -- -- still with the Ryan budget because that's what you wanted to talk about what we we should handle no I'm real I'm curious in your plan until I mean we've heard Ryan's plan.
We know what that's all about what your plan.
-- -- well it -- it includes it includes a balance of increased revenue -- people who can afford it.
And it it increases.
Productivity and and job growth by investing.
In in jobs in this country and so we need to grow our economy.
Not just cut programs that hurt the middle class now wouldn't -- that one Paul Ryan talks about a choice that you talked about that.
That we are talking about a choice of whether or not we're gonna help the rich and -- them even further.
World we're going to cut things like Medicare.
And -- into a -- pro.
Where that doesn't know when it arrives on my presidency you know you guys -- Stick with the tradition Medicare planner you're in the age of 55 you'll have a different option when it comes time and Garrett a Medicare I think what you said there is very important.
We we need to find ways to grow our economy.
Still under this progressive model how does the economy grow.
-- -- actually creating jobs and there is not one serious job creation proposal that's in the in the Ryan budget.
The same old same knowledge is neither courageous and it's not even more all because it is so unfair.
And it it asked the middle class.
And and more people to bear all the burden the entire burden of deficit reduction is his pilot plant actually remixed it for every one.
None -- -- that's not -- it gives about an average of a 150000.
Dollar tax breaks.
Million this is all -- on percentages as as you well know listen.
I just -- -- under the plan we've got to go -- got breaking news that's important of -- to get under your plan in twenty years how big is the debt.
Is it 2.500000000003e+25.
-- -- trillion.
It actually had actually balances the budget in in twenty years according to they.
Progressive caucus budget which we're going to be introducing.
And they in the next few days you gotta take a look at it and actually balances the budget we certainly will when it comes out.
Will bring you back on okay we'll talk about the details on that gentry county can't appreciate your time today thank you for him.
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