Some of the Republicans who are feeling underwhelmed by the current GOP presidential field see the perfect nominee in House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., the architect of the House GOP budget plan. The seven-term congressman is the subject of a new DraftRyanNow.com online petition drive. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler, suggested to National Review that Ryan is a “Beltway insider” whose past bailout votes could be a problem with the GOP base. And “is he old enough to run?” Huelskamp joked about Ryan, a P90X fitness devotee who looks younger than his 41 years. In any case, Huelskamp said, Ryan “does a great job” as budget chairman.
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