In front of a crowd of Iowans, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, said emphasizing small and local governments is the path to solving national budget issues.
He pointed specifically to the recent narrowly avoided government-shutdown scare as an example.
During a lecture at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids on Monday, he outlined his political stances for 2012 and addressed the budget crisis in Washington.
“Coming in from Washington, I’d love to be able to tell you all that the budget is balanced and everything is taken care of for the next year — but you wouldn’t believe that, it’s a mess over there,” Paul told the crowd of roughly 70 students and community members.
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