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Republican attempt to address the surging budget deficit a central election year issue.
Chief national correspondent Jim Angle fact checks what the president is saying about.
The president ripped into the Republican budget written by Laura I campaigning it is a series of cruel spending cuts the year after next.
Nearly ten million college students would see their financial like cut.
By an average of more than 1000 dollars each Paul Ryan has since over to.
It's not true we keep pell grant funding and where they are today we just don't have -- huge increases.
This category of spending -- doubled in the last four years we keep it where it is today instead of all these injuries that he's proposing.
But that was only the beginning of the horrors the president said to Ryan budget would bring.
Hundreds of national parks would be forced to close all or part of the -- said.
Law enforcement would have less money to combat violent crime there'd be 16100.
Fewer medical grants for research on alzheimer's cancer and aids and more.
Two million mothers and young children would be cut.
From a program that gives them access to healthy food all of these claims are false because they're making assumptions that are bought -- -- our budget that aren't true that -- in our budget.
In order to have these kinds of talking points.
Obama insisted his characterization as it were accurate profit this is not conjecture.
I'm not exaggerating.
These are facts he's not exaggerating he's actually distorting the idea that the Republican plan is claiming to you know shut down air traffic -- and pave over the national parks and returned to sort of laissez -- no regulation economy is sort of ridiculous really.
The president engaged in little sleight of hand saying in passing the Ryan budget would lead to the distasteful -- -- described if applied evenly.
Meaning he was assuming across the board cuts which are not the case you can analysts say the Ryan budget would -- 35 to forty million a year from what is one point two trillion in discretionary spending this year.
About a 4% cut and combined that would lower tax rate paid for by ending a number of deductions.
Particularly tax shelters for high income -- We -- -- everybody's tax rates is a bipartisan consensus on tax reform.
And Ryan laments what he calls the president's willingness to distort the truth so misleading.
To the American people I had quite honestly I think it's sort of beneath the office of the presidency.
In any case Ryan says he is happy to go to the country and offer a choice of two futures Brett.
Looks like we'll be hearing a lot about this now just beginning hip Jim thanks.
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