Ryan talks debt ceiling
July 20th, 2011
03:33 PM ET
7 years ago

Ryan talks debt ceiling

Editor's Note: CNN's Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger will have more with Congressman Paul Ryan Wednesday on "The Situation Room" with Wolf Blitzer.

Washington (CNN)
– With the debt ceiling negotiations stuck in a circular loop, Wisconsin Republican Rep. Paul Ryan remains steadfastly opposed to the so-called 'Gang of Six' budget plan-despite the fact that it partly resembles his own budget proposal.

"The virtue of their proposal is that they say you need to lower tax rates for economic growth," Ryan told CNN's Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger. "The Gang of 6 [plan] is five pages of talking points, it's not an actual plan, what we're looking at as we get into the numbers is – they're not adding up.

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