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April 6, 2011

Scott Brown (R-MA) Lauds Ryan’s Medicare and Medicaid Proposals


Senator Scott Brown (R-MA)

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Hopefuls for the 2012 Republican nomination including former Governors Mitt Romney (R-MA) and Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) have come out in favor of a  proposal by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) that would dramatically alter Medicare and Medicaid, but in a surprising move with his 2012 Campaign for a full Senate term just a little over two years away in the most liberal state in the country; Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) has also openly come out in favor of  it. 

“Listen, everything is on the table right now and the people understand everything is on the table,” he said when asked by TPM if he had concerns about privatizing and cutting Medicare. “People recognize that we’re in a financial emergency and as a result of that to say that something is not on the table is really irresponsible and I’m thankful that we have people like Congressman Ryan working and coming up with a plan.”

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