Paul Ryan Makes Pitch to Ron Paul Supporters: ‘We See Eye to Eye on a Lot of Issues’

Jason Howerton
The Blaze

Texas Congressman and former presidential candidate Ron Paul has refused to endorse presidential nominee Mitt Romney, saying it “would undo everything” he has done in the last three decades. However, Romney‘s running mate Paul Ryan isn’t ready to take “no” for an answer.

In an interview that will air Monday on Fox News, Ryan told Bret Baier that Ron Paul supporters should feel “comfortable” with the Republican ticket, adding that Obama is only offering a “cradle-to-grave welfare state.”

“We see eye to eye on a lot of issues. We believe in sound money. We believe in economic freedom. We believe in the founding principles,” Ryan said.

“We believe this is a watershed moment for America,” he added, “whether we are going to reclaim the American idea or a cradle-to-grave welfare state which is where I think the president is taking us. So, I think in the final analysis Ron, he and his supporters should be comfortable with us.”

Ryan also said he has known the Libertarian congressman for many years in Congress…

The article continues, with video, at The Blaze.

Update: And this is a big problem for your candidate, unfortunately: Ron Paul Supporters: We ‘Have More in Common Than Not’ With Occupy.

More video: “Paul Ryan had an emotional ‘send-off victory rally’ in his honor at a packed high school today in Janesville, WI, where he gave a rousing speech…”

Update 2: DCCC: “Romney’s Right-Wing Wonder Boy” Paul Ryan Will Have “Tea Party Fanatics Leaping Off Their Backsides” At The RNC…

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