Paul Ryan

Democrats Protest on House Floor After Moment of Silence for Orlando Victims

House Democrats criticized Republican leaders Monday evening for not taking action on gun control measures following a moment of silence for the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, led the chamber through a moment of silence for the 49 victims of the attack, which several Democrats protested by walking out of the chamber — including…

Paul Ryan Rips Donald Trump for ‘Textbook’ Racist Comments About Judge

House Speaker Paul Ryan today ripped Donald Trump’s attack on a federal judge over his Mexican heritage as the “textbook definition of a racist comment,” but expressed no regrets about endorsing the New York businessman. “I regret those comments that he made,” the Wisconsin Republican said in Washington today of Trump’s remarks questioning federal Judge Gonzalo Curiel’s fitness to oversee…

Paul Ryan Voting for Donald Trump

Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, said he is voting for Donald Trump, the Wisconsin Republican announced in his hometown newspaper Thursday. In a column in the Janesville Gazette, Ryan said that Trump, the GOP’s presumptive nominee, can help House Republicans enact their election-year policy agenda if elected president. He had initially withheld his endorsement. Categories: National News, Politics Tags: Donald Trump,…

Speaker Ryan Says He Hasn’t Made a Decision on Endorsing Trump

US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan addresses his weekly briefing after meeting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Capitol Hill, May 12, 2016, in Washington. AFP/Getty Images House Speaker Paul Ryan said today that he hasn’t made a decision about whether to endorse Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. “I have no timeline in mind,” Ryan told reporters in his office…

House Speaker Paul Ryan ‘Committed to Fighting’ New Overtime Rule

US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan addresses his weekly briefing after meeting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Capitol Hill, May 12, 2016, in Washington. AFP/Getty Images House Speaker Paul Ryan criticized the Labor Department’s new rule that allows more Americans to receive overtime pay, saying the regulation “hurts the very people it alleges to help.” Under the new…

Donald Trump Finishes Meetings With Paul Ryan at RNC

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump has concluded his two meetings with House Speaker Paul Ryan, an attempt to bridge the divide within the Republican Party after a contentious primary race. Trump started his day on Capitol Hill at the headquarters of the Republican National Committee, where he met with Speaker Ryan and RNC Chairman Reince Priebus. Priebus tweeted about…

Speaker Paul Ryan Looking Forward to ‘Straight Conversation’ With Donald Trump

Win McNamee/Getty Images House Speaker Paul Ryan said today he’s looking forward to a “straight conversation” with Donald Trump about the state of the Republican Party and the 2016 presidential race when the two meet on Capitol Hill Thursday, after expressing reluctance about endorsing Trump’s White House bid. “We have right now a disunified Republican Party. We shouldn’t sweep it…

Top GOP Leader Not Ready to Support Donald Trump

  WASHINGTON (AP) _ Just days into his tenure as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump is still getting flak as he vows to unite a fractured GOP. House Speaker Paul Ryan’s declaration that he wasn’t ready to support Trump sent shockwaves through the Republican establishment. Trump brushed it off but both former candidate Mitt Romney and former President…

Speaker Paul Ryan Declines to Criticize Donald Trump as Mitt Romney Attacks

House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks to the media after his weekly meeting with House Republicans on Capitol Hill, Feb. 2, 2015, in Washington. Mark Wilson/Getty Images (ABC News) — House Speaker Paul Ryan repeatedly declined to attack GOP front-runner Donald Trump today, but didn’t rule out future criticism when he feels “conservatism is being disfigured.” “If I see ideas and comments…