Stories tagged: Paul Ryan
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 9:09 A.M.
Paul Ryan widens the crack between Hill Republicans and Donald Trump
Just a week after the election, the cracks were starting to show between Trump and Republicans on some pretty major issues. Now that the election is over and it’s time …
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017
Greg Sargent: Ryan holds out hope for immigrants
Paul Ryan appears to grasp that the core dilemma here is that most undocumented immigrants are more than mere lawbreakers – that stepping up deportations would break up families of …
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 3:52 P.M.
Planned Parenthood would lose funding as part of Obamacare repeal, Ryan says
Republicans plan to strip Planned Parenthood of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding as part of their rapid push to repeal President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul, House Speaker …
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 1:29 P.M.
Paul Ryan: Obamacare replacement will begin this year
Lawmakers will act this year on bills not simply repealing President Barack Obama’s health care law but replacing it as well, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 8:36 A.M.
Ryan pushes back on Trump, says Congress will not raise tariffs
Speaker Paul D. Ryan, in a break from President-elect Donald Trump, said Wednesday that Congress is not going to increase taxes on imports and exports.
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2017, 11:24 A.M.
Paul Ryan easily re-elected House speaker
Lawmakers re-elected Paul Ryan as House speaker Tuesday, choosing the Wisconsin Republican with a fraught history with President-elect Donald Trump to serve as Trump’s chief legislative partner.
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2017, 10:10 A.M.
Widespread criticism forces House GOP to back off ethics overhaul
House Republicans reversed course Tuesday amid a firestorm of criticism over their plans to gut a congressional ethics office.
MONDAY, JAN. 2, 2017, 5:28 P.M.
Congress opens with an ambitious Republican agenda for the Trump era
A Republican-controlled Congress opens Tuesday with the most sweeping conservative agenda in decades, providing Donald Trump ample room to gut the Affordable Care Act, slash corporate tax rates and undo …
THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2016, 3:46 P.M.
Withdrawing Obama climate plan would ‘lead to more litigation,’ AGs warn Trump
Donald Trump has not yet taken office – but already, legal chess moves over how to dismantle President Barack Obama’s signature climate policy, the Clean Power Plan, are being telegraphed.
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 7:17 A.M.
Analysis: Trump’s populism is about to face a rude awakening
It only took seven years, but middle-class incomes are finally rising again, and nothing President-elect Donald Trump does will change that.
SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2016
Dana Milbank: GOP domination of D.C. is looking like E Pluribus Chaos
House Republicans from the hard-line Freedom Caucus assembled for the first time since the election for the monthly “Conversations with Conservatives.” In one hour, they served up enough intra-GOP disputes …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 11:18 A.M.
GOP nominates Paul Ryan for House speaker
Paul Ryan unanimously won the nomination of his House Republican colleagues Tuesday to continue as speaker and serve as the chief legislative partner to President-elect Donald Trump.
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 5:36 P.M.
Fact checker: Paul Ryan’s false claim that ‘because of Obamacare, Medicare is going broke’
“What people don’t realize is, because of Obamacare, Medicare is going broke.” — House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., interview with Fox News Channel, Nov. 10
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 1:32 P.M.
Speaker Ryan tells GOP colleagues: ‘We must deliver’
House Speaker Paul Ryan told Republican lawmakers Monday that it’s time to “hit the ground running as we join forces with the new Trump administration.”
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 2:57 P.M.
McMorris Rodgers sets sights on House leadership, praises Trump’s call for unity
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers will again seek appointment by her peers as chair of the House Republican Conference, a position that has been used by GOP lawmakers to catapult to …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 7:14 A.M.
Paul Ryan might not be happy about the first agenda item in Donald Trump’s victory speech
In a brief victory speech early Wednesday morning, Donald Trump devoted only a few words to his specific priorities for policymaking in the next administration. At the top of the …
TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016, 11:06 P.M.
GOP wins 2 more years of House control, Dem gains minimal
Republicans retained their lock on the House for two more years early Wednesday as GOP candidates triumphed in a checkerboard of districts in Florida, Virginia and elsewhere that Democrats had …
TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016, 10:27 A.M.
Senate Republicans fight for their majority; House GOP looks safer
On Tuesday night, swing-state voters won’t just determine who captures the White House, but whether Republicans retain the congressional majority they have held for the last two years.
FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2016, 10:52 A.M.
Paul Ryan says he’ll seek re-election as House speaker
Speaker Paul Ryan says he is going to seek re-election to the top job if Republicans maintain control of the House as expected.
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 1:26 P.M.
Mike Pence won’t say whether Paul Ryan should be House speaker
Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence declined to say whether Paul Ryan should be re-elected as speaker of the House, withholding support from a close friend and ally in the …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2016, 4:49 P.M.
House Republicans are already preparing for ‘years’ of investigations of Clinton
If Republicans retain control of the House, something GOP-friendly maps make possible even in the event of a Trump loss, Clinton will become the first president since George H.W. Bush …
TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2016, 9:29 A.M.
Trump calls Ryan ‘weak and ineffective’ as GOP split widens
In Tweet, Trump signals he’ll attack some Republicans: “Disloyal R’s are far more difficult than Crooked Hillary.”
MONDAY, OCT. 10, 2016, 10:40 A.M.
Paul Ryan won’t defend or campaign for Trump ahead of election
ST. LOUIS — House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., told colleagues Monday he will no long campaign for or defend GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, even as Trump’s top advisers said …
TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016, 7:10 P.M.
House Speaker Paul Ryan wins GOP nomination to run again
House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday defeated a longshot Republican primary challenger who had been praised by Donald Trump.
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2016, 11:08 A.M.
Pence tries to win over conservatives despite Trump gaffes
Since his selection as Donald Trump’s running mate, Mike Pence has tried to stay focused on winning over conservatives skeptical of the New York billionaire. His new boss keeps getting …
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2016, 9:03 A.M.
Trump conflict overshadows attacks on Clinton foreign policy
WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan reaffirmed his support for Donald Trump Thursday in his first comments since the GOP presidential nominee declined to endorse the speaker in an upcoming …
SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2016
Charles Krauthammer: Unity elusive at unconventional convention
Cruz left the stage to a cascade of boos, having delivered the longest suicide note in American political history.
SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016, 6:35 A.M.
On Capitol Hill, dysfunction reigns as GOP leaders fall short
In an election year featuring loud demands for change, Congress and its Republican leaders have delivered more of the same.
THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2016, 11:01 A.M.
Ryan: ‘All options’ available for punishing Democrats for sit-in
Speaker Paul Ryan is considering options for punishing Democrats for last month’s House floor sit-in and hasn’t ruled out anything, the Wisconsin Republican said Thursday.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016, 9:31 A.M.
Conservative opposition endangers House Republican gun bill
Conservative opposition put a House Republican gun and anti-terrorism bill in jeopardy Wednesday, even as Democrats pressed for election-year votes on their proposals to stiffen firearm curbs.