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Even Paul Ryan doesn't support his Medicare plan any more

This just in from The Hill:

Ryan, speaking at a policy discussion hosted by The Hill and sponsored by No American Debt, an advocacy group, said that he has consistently been open to an optional version of his controversial Medicare plan, which Democrats have seized upon as a campaign issue. .

Really?

The fact is that the House Republicans voted for Ryan's plan to end Medicare and replace it with a voucher system -- although he denies that's what it is, that's what it is. But the GOP has been taking a political beating ever since. Nancy Pelosi's office got it right:

"Republicans are not fooling anyone. They voted to end Medicare and now they can’t take the heat,” Pelosi spokesman Nadeam Elshami said. "

More at The Paul Ryan Watch.

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June 17, 2011 - 3:16pm

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