(CNN) – One flashpoint at Friday’s House hearing on IRS targeting of conservative political groups seeking tax-exempt status occurred between acting agency chief Steven Miller and Republican Rep. Paul Ryan. The Wisconsin Republican and former vice presidential nominee was frustrated that Miller, who was briefed on the controversial IRS practices last May, failed to mention […]
(CNN) – Rep. Paul Ryan, number two on the GOP's presidential ticket in 2012, said Monday that last week's bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon should be an impetus to modernize the current immigration system, refuting calls from some Republicans to halt the revamp amid an ongoing investigation. "I would say for [...]
(CNN) - The Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed GOP Rep. Paul Ryan's proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget Thursday. Ryan's budget would cut $4.6 trillion in spending and eliminate the deficit over 10 years, while also repealing President Barack Obama's health care law and overhauling Medicare. The measure is believed to have no chance of clearing [...]
(CNN) - House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's latest Republican proposal to balance the federal budget and reform Medicare predictably drew sharp reviews from Democrats. But at the Conservative Political Action Conference - which Ryan described Friday as a place where he could "catch up with friends" - he was slammed on Saturday by conservative [...]
Washington (CNN) - As Washington continues its haggling over spending cuts and tax increases, Rep. Paul Ryan sought to explain to Americans on Saturday why eliminating the federal deficit was a worthwhile goal. The House Budget Committee chairman unveiled a plan earlier this week that aims to balance the budget in a decade, a much [...]
(CNN) - Three days after he unveiled the GOP budget, Rep. Paul Ryan stayed focused on the country's fiscal problems during his address to the Conservative Political Action Conference and took a dig at the Democrats' own budget proposal in the Senate. "You know, this has been a really big week. We got white smoke [...]
New York (CNNMoney) – Millionaires would get a sizable tax cut if Rep. Paul Ryan's budget proposal were to become law. Those with incomes exceeding $1 million would enjoy an average tax cut of more than $200,000, according to Citizens for Tax Justice, a left-leaning group. And it could be even bigger if Congress doesn't [...]
Washington (CNNMoney) – Republican House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan wants to cut the federal government workforce by 10% - some 210,000 jobs - through a two-year hiring freeze. It's part of his budget proposal released Tuesday. The move would save $49 billion in his broader plan to get rid of federal deficits by 2023. Ryan [...]
New York (CNNMoney) – How does Rep. Paul Ryan want to save Medicare? Offer seniors subsidies to cover their premiums. Here we go again.
New York (CNNMoney) – Republican House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan proposed Tuesday to eliminate the annual deficit by 2023, in large part by cutting projected spending growth over the next decade by roughly $5 trillion. The plan, which contains many of the same provisions he offered last year, hits all the GOP high notes: less [...]
(CNN) – Not wasting a minute, Democratic campaign groups in Congress are bringing Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan–which he's set to release Tuesday–into the line of fire, attempting to make it a wedge issue in the 2014 midterm elections. But Republicans are hitting back, attacking Democrats for their lack of a balanced budget one day [...]
Washington (CNN) – Ahead of the release of his House GOP budget Tuesday, Rep. Paul Ryan previewed some of the plan’s key provisions, which he claims will lead to a balanced federal budget in a decade. "On Tuesday, we're introducing a budget that balances in 10 years - without raising taxes. How do we do [...]
(CNN) – House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan says the budget he will unveil this week counts on a repeal of President Barack Obama's signature health reform law, a position which is unacceptable to many Democrats and unlikely to become law. Asked on "Fox News Sunday" about the political reality that a repeal of Obamacare [...]
(CNN) – House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan thanked President Obama for hosting a "frank discussion about Washington's budget challenges" when the two met Thursday. Obama, who dined with 12 Republican senators Wednesday night, invited Ryan and Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen, the ranking member on the budget committee, to the White House for lunch. [...]
New York (CNNMoney) - House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan will release the latest version of his budget proposal on Tuesday. The 2014 plan, he promises, will balance the federal budget in 10 years. Is that possible?
(CNN) - President Barack Obama has invited Rep. Paul Ryan and Rep. Chris Van Hollen to lunch at the White House Thursday, according to a White House official. Ryan chairs the House Budget Committee and Van Hollen is the ranking minority member of the committee.
Washington (CNN) - Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, is backing off his proposal to change Medicare for people who are now 57 and younger, after personally lobbying fellow Republicans to support that change. Ryan, the Budget Committee Chairman and 2012 GOP vice presidential candidate, had urged his GOP colleagues to support the entitlement reform as part [...]
Washington (CNN) – House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan could be on the verge of reigniting another political firestorm over Medicare. As part of his budget plan for next year, Ryan is considering dramatic changes to the entitlement program including possibly changing the plan for people who are currently 57 and older, according to several [...]
(CNN) – As some prominent Republicans change their position on immigration, look no further than tweaks to Rep. Paul Ryan's website for examples of the evolving stance. While the House Budget Committee chairman's congressional site previously displayed clear opposition to the DREAM Act, it now states that immigration reform must include "finding a way forward" [...]
Washington (CNN) – On Tuesday night Republican Rep. Paul Ryan took issue with President Barack Obama's proposal to increase the minimum wage arguing it will hurt, not help, the working poor. "The goal ought to be to get people out of entry level jobs and into better jobs, better paying jobs. That's better education, that's [...]