Ryan Calls Lybia Attacks "Outrageous"


Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan was back in Wisconsin Wednesday.He held a “town hall” style rally in De Pere.

Ryan began his remarks by mentioning attacks on American embassies in Egypt and Libya. The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other staff members were killed in an attack against the American consulate in Benghazi, Tuesday night.

Ryan criticized president Barack Obama’s foreign policy, saying the attacks are “outrageous” and an “ugly reminder” that the world needs American leadership. Ryan said, “We do not want a world climate where our adversaries are so tempted to test us and where our allies are worried about trusting us. And, that is unfortunately the path we are on right now, and I really worry about that.”

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Ryan’s running mate, Mitt Romney, began the day saying the attacks show President Barack Obama’s foreign policy is “flawed” and sends mixed messages.