2012Go Back Team Fact CheckDebate PrepPowerpoint ®     goback te a m.com
#1                         False Claims on MedicarePaul Ryan claims President Obama cuts Medicare. It’s not true,  but tha...
#2                           False Claims on Romney’s $5 Trillion Tax Plan                                Paul Ryan says t...
#3False Claims on the Janesville, Wisconsin GM Plant       Paul Ryan falsely blamed President Obama for the closure       ...
#4       False claims on the President’s         plan to reduce the deficit  Paul Ryan falsely said President Obama did “e...
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Paul Ryan Powerpoint Debate Prep

  1. 2012Go Back Team Fact CheckDebate PrepPowerpoint ® goback te a m.com
  2. #1 False Claims on MedicarePaul Ryan claims President Obama cuts Medicare. It’s not true, but that doesn’t stop Ryan from repeating the falsehood.$716 Billion Savings: President Obama strengthened Medicare by cutting unnecessary payments to insurance companies and health care providers, and these savings helped extend the life of the Medicare trust fund by eight years. The Romney- Ryan plan takes the same savings and uses them to help pay for a $5 trillion tax cut, instead of coverage for seniors. ROMNEY-RYA N PL A N OBAMA PLANTurns Medic are into a voucher system Lowered co-pays, premiums, and out-of-Could increase costs by more than $6,000 per year. pocket costs for seniors. By 2022, seniors will save a total of $5,000.R e-opens the doughnut hole. Force Expanded prescription coverage by closingmillions of people with Medicare to pay hundreds the doughnut hole. Seniors in the doughnut holemore each year on their prescription drugs. are already saving an average of $600 a year.Medic are trust fund would be Added new preventive benefits andinsolv ent in 2016. eight years to the life of the Medicare trust fund.End guaranteed benefits. AARP: “Protects And Strengthens GuaranteedAARP: “Would Undermine...Medicare” Benefits In Medicare” goback te a m.com
  3. #2 False Claims on Romney’s $5 Trillion Tax Plan Paul Ryan says the Romney-Ryan $5 trillion tax cut plan Won’t mean higher middle class taxes or a higher deficit. ROM NE Y H A S PROMISED E V EN ELIMINATING A LL LOOPHOLES $5TR IN TA X CUTS FOR W E A LTH Y, MIDDLE-CL A SS TA XES FAVOR ING THE W E A LTH Y OR DEFICIT WOULD R ISE 5 Estate Tax Minimum $1 Trillion ? High Payroll tax Middle Class Tax Increase or Alternative Deficit Increase? 4 Minimum Tax Unspecified middle-class taxTr illions of doll a r s Corporate benefits - if Romney 3 Taxes provides no net middle- class tax cut Unspecified corporate tax loopholes - if 2 Romney provides no net corporate tax cut 20% Tax Rate Cut Every Penny Of 1 Tax Benefits Going To All Taxpayers Earning Over $200,000 0 goback te a m.com
  4. #3False Claims on the Janesville, Wisconsin GM Plant Paul Ryan falsely blamed President Obama for the closure of Janesville’s GM plant, which closed under Pres. Bush.Janesville visit: Then-Senator Janesville Plant closes: PRESIDENT OBAMA RESCUES Fact Checkers Say RyanObama visits the Janesville GM GM shuts down assembly plant THE AUTO INDUSTRY and Is Wrong: Independentplant, giving remarks on aiding at the tail end of the Bush over a million jobs, demanding fact checkers - includingAmerica’s auto industry. Administration. shared sacrifice in exchange FactCheck.org, and Politifact for emergency loans to help Wisconsin - call Ryan’s GM and Chrysler retool. attacks on President Obama over Janesville GM “wrong,” “false,” and “misleading.” Jun. 2008 1.20.2009 Jun. 2009 2.13.2008 Dec. 2008 E a r ly-to - Mid 2009 Aug. 2012 - Pr esent GM ANNOUNCES PRESIDENT OBAMA TAKES PLANT UPGRADED TO CLOSURE: GM announces OFFICE: President Obama is “STANDBY”: As part of GM’s that the company will sworn into office. restructuring, the plant in close the Janesville plant. Janesville is upgraded to “standby” status - meaning it is among plants first in line to reopen should GM need additional capacity. goback te a m.com
  5. #4 False claims on the President’s plan to reduce the deficit Paul Ryan falsely said President Obama did “exactlynothing” with the Simpson-Bowles proposal. How did Paul Ryan vote on that proposal? yes no Ryan, Paul u.s. house of repr esen tativ es PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS A PLAN TO REDUCE THE DEFICIT BY OVER $4 TRILLION. He is the only candidate in this race who takes a balanced approach to deficit reduction in line with Simpson-Bowles. goback te a m.com

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