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Gingrich Now Amenable to Ryan Medicare Provision

Though he once decried Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget proposal as “right wing social engineering,” Newt Gingrich said on Sunday that he no longer has major problems with Ryan’s plan.

The former House Speaker and presidential candidate said he supports Mitt Romney’s choice of Ryan as a running mate and that changes that Ryan has made to the Medicare provision in his budget proposal, which he introduced together with Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, have made it more palatable.

 

“It basically allows people to stay in the current system,” Gingrich said on CBS’s Face the Nation. “He met my only objection.”

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