“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.”
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.