By Felicia Sonmez
U.S. Republican presidential and vice presidential candidates Mitt Romney, left, and Paul Ryan wave after a campaign rally at the Harris Pavilion in Manassas on Aug. 11.
NORTH CANTON, Ohio – Rep. Paul Ryan had some tough talk Thursday for President Obama on China, arguing that the White House has been too lenient when it comes to the country’s trade and currency policy.
“President Obama said he’d go to the mat with China,” Ryan (R-Wis.) told a crowd of more than 1,000 supporters at Walsh University, a small Catholic college in North Canton.
“Instead, they’re treating him like a doormat. We’re not going to let that happen.”
Ryan made the remark on the morning of his sixth day as GOP vice-presidential nominee, and on the fourth leg of a tour that has taken him to solo events in Iowa, Colorado, Nevada and Ohio.