Speaker of the House Paul Ryan Paul Davis Ryan Dissection of the Republican Party budget strategy Mark Mellman: View of the story Conservative legislators met to discuss the overthrow of the Republican president MORE (R -Wis.) He said on Wednesday that Republicans to reduce spending on Medicare, Medicaid and wellness programs next year as a way to cut the federal deficit.
"We're going to have to go back next year to rights reform, which is how to address the debt and the deficit," Ryan said during an interview on Ross Kaminsky's radio show.
Health care rights like Medicare and Medicaid "are the main factors of debt," Ryan said, "so we spend more time on health care rights," because that's where the problem lies, from the fiscal point of view. "
Ryan said he has been speaking privately with President Trump, who is beginning to calm the idea of slowing the increase in spending on rights.
During his campaign, Trum" I think that the president understands the election and competition works everywhere, especially in Medicare, "Ryan said.
Republicans in the House of Representatives and the Senate are currently working on their plans for tax reform, which is estimated will add more than $ 1 trillion to the deficit Democrats have expressed concern that legislation could lead to cuts in the social safety net.
Ryan is one of a growing number of reputable leaders. Blicans who have mentioned the need for Congress to cut ownership costs next year.
Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee of the House of Representatives Kevin Brady Kevin Patrick Brady Finance during the night: the Democratic Party delays work on funding bills amidst conservative demands | Senate panel approves Fed Powell candidate | Dodd-Frank rollback advances | WH disputes report that Mueller cited Trump Overnight Health Care bank records: Ryan's office warns that he was not part of the ObamaCare deal | Conservatives of the Chamber press for the repeal of the mandate in the final tax bill | Dem wants to investigate the CVS-Aetna merger House conservatives press to revoke ObamaCare's mandate on the final tax bill. More (R-Texas) said that once the tax law was completed, "welfare reform" would be as follows.
Sen. Marco Rubio Marco Antonio Rubio Let Trump be Trump and he will sail until 2020 House approves motion to go to tax conference – with drama No & # 39; restructure & # 39; Social security and Medicare to pay tax cuts MORE (R-Fla.), Last week, said "Instituting structural changes in Social Security and Medicare for the future" will be the best way to reduce spending and generate economic growth.
Rep. Jeb Hensarling Thomas (Jeb) Jeb Hensarling Right unmasks the budget strategy of the Republican Party Financing at midnight: the Democratic Party delays funding work amid conservative demands | Senate panel approves Fed Powell candidate | Dodd-Frank rollback advances | WH disputes report that Mueller quoted Trump bank records The Senate panel moves forward with a law to withdraw Dodd-Frank MORE (R-Texas), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, told Bloomberg TV that "The most important thing we can do with respect to the national debt, what we have to do is, obviously, reform the programs of current rights for future generations."
Ryan also mentioned that he wants to work to change the welfare system, and Republicans in the past expressed a desire to add work requirements to programs like food stamps.
Speaking in the Senate while debating the bill last week, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee Orrin Hatch Orrin Grant Hatch Night-time medical care: Ryan's office warns that he was not part of the deal with ObamaCare | Conservatives of the Chamber press for the repeal of the mandate in the final tax bill | Dem wants to investigate the CVS-Aetna merger Tax increase will encourage the Republican Party to divert medical attention to the neediest House conservatives press to revoke ObamaCare's mandate on the final fiscal bill MORE (R-Utah ) said he had "a difficult time" who want to spend billions and billions of dollars to help people who do not help themselves, will not lift a finger and expect the federal government to do everything. "
Ryan echoed your comments
". We have a welfare system that is trapping people in poverty and effectively paying people to not work, "Ryan said Wednesday." We have to work on that. "