According to Ryan, all the generals are lying, or are being coerced into saying something Obama wanted them to say.
Paul Ryan: "We don't think the generals believe that their budget is really the right budget."The "we" is really Paul Ryan.
Ryan repeats "What I believe..." and "I think..." a number of times. What is clear; it doesn't matter what other people say, because what really matters is only what Paul Ryan believes or thinks.
At least one general wrote back to Ryan and told him what he believes. Here's Rachel Maddow: