Romney Campaign Attacks Military Cuts Paul Ryan Supported

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    Mitt Romney Campaign Attacks Military Cuts Paul Ryan Supported

    The attack was launched in a press release that coincided with Ryan speaking at a roundtable discussion on defense in Fayetteville, N.C.

    "President Obama’s devastating defense cuts are set to have a massive impact on Fayetteville and the rest of North Carolina," said Romney campaign spokeswoman Andrea Saul in the statement. "Because of the President’s lack of leadership, North Carolina could be hit hard with thousands of job losses and millions of dollars in lost economic activity. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan will restore our military’s strength and ensure our armed forces have the resources they need."

    But what the statement leaves out is Ryan's leading role in crafting those cuts as chairman of the House Budget Committee. He also voted for the Budget Control Act that allowed the nation to raise its debt limit. Part of the deal was creating the "sequester" that requires $1.2 trillion in automatic budget cuts, including more than $500 billion from defense over 10 years.
     
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    Defense spending SHOULD be cut!

    Ron Paul has the right idea, closing overseas bases and bringing troops home where they can actually defend America AND spend their paychecks supporting the US economy.
     
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    OOPS!! So will Romney or Ryan flip flop on this one??
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    Swing State Polls as of 8/22/12

    Florida Obama 49 Romney 46
    Ohio 50 44
    Virginia 50 45
    Colorado 49 46
    Nevada 49 45
    Wisconsin 50 45
    MI 44 47
    PA 48 42​
     
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    They're flip-flopping all over each other as we speak.
     

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