“All of [his] statements and comments lead me to believe he is thinking more of a political conquest than a political compromise,” Ryan said of Obama. “And that’s why we’re going to have to have a big debate this spring about how ... to save us from a debt crisis, how to grow our economy.
“Obama is more concerned with 2014 than moving to the middle,” Ryan continued. “He’s wants to move farther to the left.”
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.