Paul Ryan


  • Rep. Ryan & the True Cost of Obamacare     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 7:07 PM ET

    Will President Obama's health care reforms bankrupt the U.S.? Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI) crunches the numbers, and discusses the GOP's budget alternative.

  • Republicans and the Ryan Plan     Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Debating the merits of Rep Paul Ryan's plan to cut taxes and implement entitlement reforms, with Keith Boykin, CNBC contributor; David Freddoso, Washington Examiner; and Joe Watkins, former George H. W. Bush White House aide.

  • Sen. DeMint Blasts Democrats Over Start-Ups, Gas, Budget Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 3:58 PM ET

    Sen. Jim DeMint on Tuesday took Democrats to task for failed investment measure, price of gas.

  • GOP Budget 'Whacking' Seniors: Rep. Van Hollen     Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 7:55 AM ET

    Rep. Chris Van Hollen, (D-MD), says Paul Ryan's budget proposal limits the government's fiscal burden by "whacking seniors," adding that the House Democrats will offer their own budget next week.

  • A Republican-crafted budget proposal is as much a political document as it is a fiscal plan to guide the country out of its debt-and-deficit morass, the head of the House Budget Committee told CNBC.

  • Obama's Deficit Dilemma Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 12:13 PM ET

    While he criticized the Bowles-Simpson budget plan early on, President Obama is now adopting many of the plan's major tenets,  The New York Times reports.

  • Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI) and House budget cmte. chairman, discusses the GOP's alternative to President Obama's 2013 budget proposal.

  • No Budget, No Balance, No Problem?     Thursday, 9 Feb 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    Debating whether President Obama and the Senate Democrats are deliberately stalling on passing a budget, with David Goodfriend, fmr. Clinton White House aide, and Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity.

  • Fed Policy 'Too Loose For Too Long': Rep. Ryan Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 4:09 PM ET
    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke

    The U.S. is "limping out of this recession" at growth of 1.7 percent thanks to Federal Reserve policy that has been "too loose for too long," Rep. Paul Ryan, R.-Wis., chairman of the House Budget Committee, told CNBC.

  • Rep. Paul Ryan on the Fed, Inflation & Jobs     Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 3:31 PM ET

    House budget committee chairman, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), explains why he is concerned the Fed could tolerate higher inflation in order to help lower the unemployment rate.

  • Who's Winning the Conservative Primary?     Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 7:32 PM ET

    Robert Costa, National Review reports House leader, Rep. Paul Ryan is going after GOP frontrunner, Newt Gingrich, and discussing Mitt Romney's conservative credentials, with Jen Psaki, former White House deputy press secy; Tony Fratto, CNBC contributor; and Bob Walker, Wexler & Walker executive chairman.

  • Waging War on 'Class Warfare'     Thursday, 27 Oct 2011 | 8:45 AM ET

    President Obama's rhetoric is encouraging "class warfare," says Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI). "It's policy uncertainty that's killing businesses," he adds.

  • The Politics of Social Unrest     Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Discussing Rep. Paul Ryan's comments on social unrest and resentment in America, with Robert Costa, National Review political reporter, and debating whether the President is promoting class warfare, with Rep. Brad Sherman, (D-CA), and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, (R-WA).

  • Obama More Interested in Politics Than Progress: Ryan Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 10:25 AM ET
    House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., holds a copy of his budget proposal 'The Path to Prosperity' during a news conference on the FY2012 budget resolution on Tuesday, April 5, 2011.

    President Obama needs to stop campaigning and start working with Republican lawmakers who are interested in finding common ground for policies that will improve the economy, Rep. Paul Ryan said Wednesday.

  • Warren Buffett

    Republicans are accusing President Obama of waging "class warfare" with his proposal for a new "Buffett Rule" that would create a minimum tax rate for anyone making more than one million dollars a year.

  • The Budgetary Game Is a Taxpayer Scam Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 9:40 AM ET

    Here’s some friendly fiscal advice: Any time some Washington big shot like Ben Bernanke or Tim Geithner claims that immediate spending cuts in the debt deal will harm the economy—ignore them. Completely. You know why? Because in this great country of ours, spending never goes down.

  • House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., holds a copy of his budget proposal 'The Path to Prosperity' during a news conference on the FY2012 budget resolution on Tuesday, April 5, 2011.

    It’s all about controlling debt in Washington these days. Congress battles it out over raising the U.S. government's borrowing limit. For investors the buzz word is "default." As the U.S. Treasury says, it will be forced to default on its obligations if Congress does not raise the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling.

  • Rep. Ryan One-on-One     Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 4:15 PM ET

    Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), discusses a likelihood of a government shutdown and the future of Medicare and Medicaid.

  • Boehner Press Conference     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 11:22 AM ET

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) discusses the Obama Administration's decision to tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and the progress of the budget/deficit negotiations.

  • House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., holds a copy of his budget proposal 'The Path to Prosperity' during a news conference on the FY2012 budget resolution on Tuesday, April 5, 2011.

    Before approving a raise in the debt ceiling congressional Republicans want at least the same amount in spending cuts, Rep. Paul Ryan told CNBC.