Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) made a comment on NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday that is guaranteed to raise eyebrows on both sides of the aisle.

“If we had a Clinton presidency, if we had Erskine Bowles chief-of-staff at the White House, or President of the United States, I think we would have fixed this fiscal mess by now. That’s not the kind of presidency we’re dealing with right now.”

“Both parties – forget about just the recent past – both parties got us to the mess we are in, this fiscal crisis, Republicans and Democrats. And you know what? It’s going to take both parties to solve this problem. That’s the kind of leadership we need today.”


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