Mac Thornberry on VP Debate

Published 10/11 2012 05:11PM

Updated 10/11 2012 09:40PM

While speaking at a legislative luncheon sponsored by the Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club, Rep. Mac Thornberry was asked how he thinks Paul Ryan would fair Thursday night.

He said Ryan's knowledge of budgeting issues should give him an edge against Biden, but Thornberry also said it's important for the American people to understand not everything the candidates say in debates will actually happen.

"Everybody needs to remember, through all these debates, that a president can only sign or veto a bill," explained Thornberry, "Congress actually writes the bills. So under a Romney/Ryan administration, I think there would be a great chance to put into law some of the ideas that the House has passed the last two years."

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