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Statement on Meeting with Ambassador Nikki Haley

Posted: June 26, 2017 at 11:27 am   /   Friends

Great to see my good friend @nikkihaley this afternoon. Together with @POTUS, we will restore America as a leading force for good. — Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) June 26, 2017 WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after meeting with UN Ambassador Nikki Haley: “It was great to see my good friend Nikki […]

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Statement on Trinity Lutheran v. Comer

Posted: June 26, 2017 at 9:42 am   /   Friends

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s 7-2 decision in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer, ruling that it is unlawful to deny a church an otherwise available public benefit on account of its religious status: “This is an important ruling for religious liberty with profound significance for America’s […]

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Anti-Roundup: Grace Notes For The Week

Posted: June 23, 2017 at 10:40 am   /   Friends

So this is an anti-roundup. It is a compilation of things we did not get to e-mail out to you. All in all, the team tells me we took more than 1,600 photos this week. We  do this not just to capture the business of the House, but also all the moments in between. Here […]

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TODAY: Bipartisan VA Reform to Become Law

Posted: June 23, 2017 at 6:31 am   /   Friends

Today, at 11:30 a.m. ET, President Trump will sign the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act into law. This legislation, which passed the House last week with strong bipartisan support, is a major victory for our veterans and their families. Finally, after years of corruption and mismanagement, we’re bringing sanity back to the VA. That’s why the […]

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Here’s Why Tax Cuts Must Be Permanent:

Posted: June 22, 2017 at 12:05 pm   /   Friends

Businesses need certainty from permanent tax cuts to invest in their businesses and plan for the future. — Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) June 22, 2017 Thirty one years after the last tax reform, Republicans are determined to finally replace our broken tax code with a system that benefits all Americans. And we’re determined to […]

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Another Busy Week in the House: Speaker Ryan’s Remarks from Weekly Presser

Posted: June 22, 2017 at 8:47 am   /   Friends

Summary: Today at his weekly press conference, Speaker Ryan discussed two ways the House is delivering for the American people: VA reform and career education legislation. Opening statement: “This has been a busy week delivering on our agenda for the country. “Yesterday, for those of you who may have missed it, Republicans and Democrats came […]

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Speaker Ryan Statement at Task Force on Intergovernmental Affairs Hearing

Posted: June 22, 2017 at 8:18 am   /   Friends

WASHINGTON—Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke at the first hearing of the Speaker’s Task Force on Intergovernmental Affairs, chaired by Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT). Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “I want to start by thanking Leader Pelosi and all the members on both sides of the aisle who have agreed to […]

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Republicans and Democrats Join Speaker Ryan to Send VA Accountability Bill to President’s Desk

Posted: June 21, 2017 at 2:48 pm   /   Friends

WASHINGTON—This afternoon, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI)—joined by House Republicans and House Democrats who serve on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee—signed major bipartisan VA reform legislation. The Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act is a direct response to the VA scandals of the last three years. It now heads to the president’s desk […]

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Speaker Ryan & House Leaders Meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko

Posted: June 21, 2017 at 12:05 pm   /   Friends

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after hosting a bipartisan meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko: “It was a privilege to welcome a friend of the House, Petro Poroshenko, back to the Capitol. Solidarity with Ukraine transcends party lines in Congress because Republicans and Democrats agree that this relationship is critical to […]

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