In an appearance on ABC's "This Week," Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus boasted that his party's top candidates have "specifics coming out of our eyeballs" in their plans to help turn around the economy.
"I'll tell you about specifics," Priebus said. "First of all, Mitt Romney talks about, all the time, about reducing the GDP spending from 25 cents on the dollar down to 20, reducing small business taxes from 35 to 25, reducing income taxes across the board by 20 percent."
Romney and his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), have been accused of avoiding tough, detailed questions about their tax plan, and specifically which deductions in the tax code they would like to eliminate or reduce.
"As far as specifics go, we're the only ones talking about how to save Medicare," Priebus added. "The president's the one that raided Medicare by $700 billion. I mean, we've got specifics coming out of our eyeballs."
The Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama's health care law, relies on $716 billion worth of savings from Medicare by cutting reimbursements to private insurers and providers, but beneficiaries are not affected. Ryan's budget plan includes the same savings from the program.
Priebus pointed to the specifics contained in Ryan's budget, which passed the House of Representatives, saying, "There can't be anything more specific than a budget that we passed to get a hold of the 10-year debt window, the deficits that are out of control that the president promised that he would fix."
"We need to keep pounding away on those specifics and keep talking about those specifics so that the American people know," Priebus pledged.
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