Bill Clinton Chats with Paul Ryan Backstage at Event

August 13, 2012 in America's Collapse, Bail Out, Bill Clinton, Debt Crisis, Election, Medicare, ObamaCare

Bill Clinton to Paul Ryan on Medicare Election: ‘Give me a Call’
ABC News’ Jonathan Karl (@jonkarl) reports:

The day after the stunning upset in the special congressional election in upstate New York, Rep. Paul Ryan is a man under fire.
 
But ABC News was behind the scenes with the Wisconsin Congressman and GOP Budget Committee Chairman when he got some words of encouragement none other than former President Bill Clinton.
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“So anyway, I told them before you got here, I said I’m glad we won this race in New York,” Clinton told Ryan, when the two met backstage at a forum on the national debt held by the Pete Peterson Foundation. But he added, “I hope Democrats don’t use this as an excuse to do nothing.”
 
Ryan told Clinton he fears that now nothing will get done in Washington.
 
“My guess is it’s going to sink into paralysis is what’s going to happen. And you know the math. It’s just, I mean, we knew we were putting ourselves out there. You gotta start this. You gotta get out there. You gotta get this thing moving,” Ryan said.
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