HILL: Romney/Ryan hit Obama over economy, but shy from policy specifics

 

The GOP presidential ticket on Sunday hammered away at President Obama on the economy, hoping to capitalize on last week’s disappointing jobs report, but struggled with continuing demands to share more details on their own proposals.

 

Mitt Romney, in a lengthy NBC News “Meet the Press” interview and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) were peppered with questions about how they will reach their jobs and deficit goals but offered few specifics.

 

While Ryan has offered two detailed budgets, the Ryan plans balance the budget twenty years later than what Mitt Romney has vowed to do. And neither man has specified exactly which tax loopholes they would fill in order to pay for a 20 percent tax cut for all marginal rates and a 10 percent reduction in the corporate tax rate.

 

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