“It’s not a question of if Medicare is going to change. It clearly is, because it’s going broke,” the Wisconsin Republican said Sunday on “State of the Union.”
He took a jab at Obama and Senate Democrats, arguing that neither has offered a concrete counteroffer to his proposal for $6 trillion in cuts over the next 10 years. But Ryan also suggested that both sides must work together on a solution.
“This is not a Republican-created problem or a Democratic-created problem. It’s both parties, and we’ve got to face up to that if we want to get this situation in control,” he said.
From left, Rep. Christopher H. Smith, R-N.J., David Goldman, the father of a child who was abducted to Brazil by the mother, and Arvind Chawdra, a father whose two children were abducted to India by their mother, attend a news conference in the Rayburn House Office Building on international child abduction.
Each year since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all 541 senators, representatives and delegates to determine the 50 richest members of Congress. This year's report, derived from forms covering the calendar year 2012, shows it took a net worth of $6.67 million to crack the exclusive club.