November 1, 2014
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Republican Paul Ryan says President Barack Obama is diminishing the future for the nation's children.
The Wisconsin congressman commented during his first solo campaign swing as the GOP vice presidential candidate, a tour of the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines.
Obama also was campaigning in Iowa, where he started a three-day bus tour.
Ryan did not address the drought affecting the heartland. He also took no questions about his desire to transform Medicare into a voucher-like system.
But he jabbed at Obama, accusing the president of trying to weaken work requirements for welfare recipients.
Hecklers repeatedly tried to interrupt Ryan's brief speech. One protester climbed on stage and was dragged away by police.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.