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House Passes Bill to Fund Military, Improve Care for Veterans, Respond to Zika Virus

Posted: September 28, 2016 at 4:48 pm   /   Friends

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement on the House passage of H.R. 5325, legislation for a short-term continuing resolution to fund the federal government through December 9:  “In addition to keeping the government open, this bill provides funding to train and equip our military, and improve care for our veterans. It also […]

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President Obama has failed our military and veterans

Posted: September 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm   /   Friends

Tonight, President Obama is participating in a CNN Townhall to tout his record on supporting the military and our veterans. But don’t be fooled—he’s failed miserably on both fronts. After nearly eight years of this administration, our troops are underpaid and underequipped, our veterans are still stuck on hold and in wait lines, and our […]

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The Real Obama Liberal Legacy: ‘If You Like Your Plan, You Can Keep It.’

Posted: September 28, 2016 at 7:25 am   /   Friends

On at least 37 separate occasions, President Obama pledged that Americans would be able to keep the plan they like. pic.twitter.com/tZ7rgm4Nv2 — Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) August 16, 2016 The Real Obama Liberal Legacy is a periodic series to highlight the results of liberal progressivism put into practice. Next up, “If you like your plan, you can […]

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Statement on the Passing of Shimon Peres

Posted: September 27, 2016 at 7:30 pm   /   Friends

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement on the passing of former Israeli President Shimon Peres: “The world has lost a true legend and statesman. Shimon Peres was a gift to the country he helped establish and lead, and a persistent voice for the cause of peace. President Peres’ countless contributions to the world earned him the Nobel Peace Prize, Congressional […]

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House Tackles Water Infrastructure Challenges

Posted: September 27, 2016 at 10:47 am   /   Friends

Our nation’s infrastructure is in trouble. Thanks to years of waste and abuse, poor prioritization of projects, our infrastructure is not up to American standards. That’s why, over the past year, House Republicans have made upgrading our infrastructure a major priority. In November, the House passed a bipartisan highway bill that cut waste and fast tracks good […]

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Speaker Ryan: Clean Power Plan Would Cost People Jobs, Send Electricity Bills Skyrocketing

Posted: September 27, 2016 at 7:24 am   /   Friends

Today at a House Republican press briefing, Speaker Ryan discussed the #BetterWay alternative to the Obama administration’s “Clean Power Rule”—a multi-billion dollar regulation that would cripple the coal industry and raise electricity costs in 47 American states: “Whether you are a consumer, a worker, or a small business owner, our regulatory system should work for […]

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Why does the White House oppose bipartisan Syrian sanctions?

Posted: September 26, 2016 at 8:30 am   /   Friends

The administration opposes our bipartisan bill to sanction the Assad regime. What’s their excuse? https://t.co/xeHwXJAKpI pic.twitter.com/TSJnPqbozB — Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) September 25, 2016 Last week, Speaker Ryan called out the Obama administration for pressuring House Democrats to abandon a bipartisan bill to sanction the Syrian regime. “I think that this administration is essentially protecting some […]

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How a Statue Comes to the Capitol

Posted: September 26, 2016 at 6:29 am   /   Friends

Last week, Congress unveiled the newest addition to the National Statuary Hall Collection: Thomas Edison of Ohio. From the lightbulb to the motion picture—Edison’s contributions to American society, and the world, are well-known. But what you may not yet know is how a statue comes to find its home in the U.S. Capitol. Here are a few facts to shed […]

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Speaker Ryan Discusses Charlotte, #BetterWay on Face the Nation

Posted: September 25, 2016 at 8:33 am   /   Friends

“Each of us have to get better perspectives.” On a weekend celebrating the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture—a day Speaker Ryan called good “for American scholarship and the American people”—there is still progress to be made in our communities. That was his message this morning on CBS News’s Face […]

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