“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.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.