Tampa, Florida (CNN) - Rep. Paul Ryan will "deconstruct" President Barack Obama's campaign agenda in a tough, direct manner during his speech at the Republican National Convention Wednesday night, according to a Republican source familiar with Ryan's speech.
The congressman will spend most of the policy section of his remarks on the economic issues that are in his wheel house. About a third of that will be on the stimulus program enacted in 2009 and a third will about the federal debt.
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Ryan, himself, set the terms and themes for the speech and wanted to be an attack dog, the source said.
He will also include in his speech a biographical section introducing himself and spend a fair amount of time talking about why Romney should be president.
Romney is scheduled to speak Thursday night, when he accepts his party's nomination.