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Pawlenty says he'd sign Ryan budget into law

In DC yesterday, Republican presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty called the House GOP budget plan -- which phases out Medicare in its current form for those under 55 -- "positive," but said that he'd be unveiling his own plan soon.

But while in New Hampshire today, Pawlenty went a step further, saying he'd sign that House Republican budget plan into law, if given the choice.

"As president I'll have my own plan," he said. "If I can't have that, and the bill came to my desk and I had to choose between signing or not, Congressman Ryan's plan, of course I'd sign it."

Later in the day, Pawlenty fired off this Tweet on Medicare:

@BarackObama sorry to interrupt the European pub crawl, but what was your Medicare plan?