Paul Ryan To Obama: Do Not Continue To "Mischaracterize" Medicare Plan

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    Paul Ryan To Obama: Do Not Continue To "Mischaracterize" Medicare Plan


    "I simply explained what our plan is, how it worked. It's been misdescribed by the president and many others, and so we simply described to him precisely what it is we've been proposing so that he hears from us how our proposal works so that in the future he won't mischaracterize it," Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said after meeting with the president this morning.

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    How has it been mischaracterized?
     
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    Obama claims Ryan's Plan hurts Medicare


     
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    You can't explain it yourself?
     
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    They said it was going to be phased out and replaced with block grants to the states and annual $8,000 vouchers for anyone under 55.
     
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    And that's true. Mischaracterized my ass.
     
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    The Republicans are losing on this issue.

    No one wants to end Medicare, except Paul Ryan and his supporters. Then claiming that his plan is being mischaracterized, LOL! What a liar.
     
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    Anybody else calling Ryans plan a Voucher Plan?

    "Well what's going on is, they're not being honest with the American people," said Cain. "The fact of the matter is, Ryan's plan represents giving people a choice -- but if you're 55 years of age or older, you're not gonna be affected. Nobody's talking about that.

    "Secondly, nobody's talking about the fact that the centerpiece of Ryan's plan is a voucher. Now, a lot of people don't like to use that term because it has a negative connotation. That is what we need."

    The GOP talking points on the plan have carefully eschewed the word "voucher" in favor of the friendlier "premium assistance" or "premium support." Cain, on the other hand, is apparently ignoring that particular memo.

    Cain Breaks From GOP Script, Praises Ryan Plan As 'Voucher' Program (VIDEO) | TPMDC
     
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