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Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan Denies He’s Leaving Congress

Both Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders claimed Thursday that widespread rumors that Ryan will leave Congress after his current term ends are false.

PBS Documentary: House Freedom Caucus Founder Was Key to Paul Ryan, Luis Gutierrez Open Borders Effort

A new PBS documentary has exposed the motivating factors behind House Freedom Caucus members’ decision to propel donor-class favorite Paul Ryan into the most powerful position in Congress. As Speaker of the House, Ryan will have unilateral control over many aspects of the congressional agenda, including passage of Obamatrade in the lame duck session and amnesty legislation in 2017.

EXCLUSIVE: Walter Jones Blasts ‘Bully’ Paul Ryan

Conservative members of the House are pushing back against Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) demand to nullify the procedural rule put into place by Founding Father and President Thomas Jefferson, which was used by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and the House Freedom Caucus to oust Rep. John Boehner (R-OH).

Nancy Pelosi Seeks ‘Bipartisan’ Election For House Speaker

Many Democrats legislators are willing to unite with Republican legisaltors to elect a “consensus choice” for Speaker of the House, Democratic Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said this weekend. “I think in our caucus there is interest and support, there’s an openness to a bipartisan approach to this [the election of the next Speaker of the House],” Pelosi said at the Texas Tribune Festival, according to Conservative HQ.