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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

 1:32 PM 

Ryan says Romney's leadership skills needed to turn country around

GREEN BAY -- With the presidential election less than a week away, Republican vice president candidate Paul Ryan told a crowd of more than 600 supporters gathered at a Green Bay area business that they "need to do everything they can" to turn the country around and put Mitt Romney in the White House.

"We offer a true choice to Americans," said Ryan, a congressman from Janesville. "We know what needs to be done to turn the country around and offer the leadership to do it. Europe is what happens when you don't have solid leadership. There's no economic growth."

Ryan said Obama had his opportunities to make real changes – including the first two years of his term when Democrats controlled Congress – but failed to do so.

"Since then, he's just been running for re-election. But Tuesday's election isn't just about the next four years, it's really about the country's future. Do we want to place this heavy debt burden on our children and grandchildren? It's not too late to get it right. If you elect me and Governor Romney, we're going to get this country back on the right track."

Ryan's rally -- which was the second of the day as he traveled around the state -- was held at FulfillNet, which provides fulfillment and direct marketing services to companies across the country.

"This company was started by its owners in their garage and today it employs 40 people," he said. "They are living the American dream. They built this business, but if Obama is re-elected, businesses like this will suffer since they'll need to pay higher taxes, which only hurt job creation."

Wearing a red Wisconsin Badger jacket, Ryan said he was happy to be back at home and that Wisconsin voters have shown their dedication with the 2010 election of Scott Walker and holding off the recall challenge against him earlier this year.

"Wisconsin voters sent a message to the rest of the nation about what government should be doing and we can send another message next Tuesday by making sure Wisconsin is in Mitt's column," he said.

Ryan encouraged supporters to vote early and then get out the word about Romney's plans and history of strong leadership to everyone they know, encouraging them to support the Republican ticket.

"We aren't just talking about paycheck issues here. We are talking about whether or not we're going to be able to pass on our American ideals to our children and grandchildren," he said. "We won't run away from problems or blame someone else for them. We'll tackle them straight on. Mitt's got the strong principles and leadership skills to do just that."

-- By MaryBeth Matzek
For WisPolitics.com

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