Representative Paul Ryan, a Republican from Wisconsin, left, and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a Republican from Virginia, smile during a news conference in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. Ryan commented following the U.S. President Barack Obama's speech that he was "very disappointed" in what he heard, and that the president's proposals were "hopelessly inadequate to address our country's pressing fiscal" challenges. Photographer: Brendan Hoffman/Bloomberg via Getty Images