Stories tagged: Paul Ryan
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 5 a.m.
Paul Ryan-backed super PAC supporting Cathy McMorris Rodgers in 2018 contest
The Congressional Leadership Fund has selected Eastern Washington as one of 27 sites for field offices, intended to drum up support for Republicans ahead of the 2018 midterms. Rep. Cathy …
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Pelosi tells Ryan to thwart any GOP move to curtail Russia probe
Republicans and Democrats are scrambling in the final days of 2017 to establish their own narratives on multiple Russia investigations and the integrity of the investigators, a partisan messaging battle …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
GOP on the verge of huge tax overhaul – with one hiccup
Jubilant Republicans pushed on early Wednesday to the verge of the most sweeping rewrite of the nation’s tax laws in more than three decades, a deeply unpopular bill they insist …
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 7:51 a.m.
Ryan tells GOP he has no intention of quitting Speaker’s job
House Speaker Paul Ryan has told fellow Republicans he has no intention to step down.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 3:03 p.m.
Facing pressure, House OKs anti-harassment training
The House easily approved a bipartisan measure Wednesday requiring lawmakers and aides to take annual anti-harassment training as lawmakers faced heavy pressure to address burgeoning sexual misconduct allegations against members …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Michigan Rep. Conyers acknowledges sex harassment settlement
Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers acknowledged Tuesday that his office settled a harassment complaint involving a former staffer but said he “vehemently” denies the allegations against him.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
House to adopt mandatory anti-sexual harassment training
Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday that the House will require anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training for all members and their staffs. The announcement came just hours after a hearing in which …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 7:57 p.m.
Washington GOP boosts pressure on Alabama party on Moore
Washington Republicans tightened pressure Tuesday on Alabama’s GOP to keep a defiant Roy Moore from being elected to the Senate next month, with many voicing hope that President Donald Trump …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 11:34 a.m.
20 GOP House members urge Speaker Ryan to act on immigration
Nearly two dozen House Republicans on Thursday pressed Speaker Paul Ryan to act quickly on legislation that would protect some 800,000 young immigrants brought illegally to the United States as …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Trump administration officials meet GOP senators on tax bill
House Speaker Paul Ryan said the Republican drubbing in Tuesday night’s elections “just puts more pressure on making sure we follow through” on the party’s drive to overhaul the tax …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
Ryan says health insurance mandate part of GOP tax talks
House Speaker Paul Ryan says Republicans are discussing whether their tax plan should include a repeal of the Obama health law’s requirement that people have insurance coverage.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
House approves bill to speed logging to combat wildfires
Responding to deadly wildfires in California and the West, House Republicans on Wednesday passed a bill to allow faster approval for logging and other actions to reduce the risk of …
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 11:49 a.m.
Ryan: People don’t care about senator’s concerns about Trump
Remember the extraordinary public clash this week between two Republican senators and President Donald Trump? House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that people aren’t interested.
Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
Ryan says Senate biggest obstacle to passing tax cut
MADISON, Wis. – House Speaker Paul Ryan said Monday that the biggest obstacle to passing a Republican-authored federal tax overhaul plan is the GOP-controlled Senate because of its narrow majority, …
Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 6 a.m.
House Democrats choose a 2019 villain: Ryan, not Trump
House Democrats think they’ve found a Republican to demonize during next year’s midterm election, and it’s not Donald Trump. Recognizing the Republican president’s enduring popularity with his white working-class base, …
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 11:47 a.m.
Republicans blame Senate GOP for stalled Washington agenda
Republicans know who to blame for inaction in Washington – Senate Republicans.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:42 p.m.
GOP leaders say no action on gun legislation
House Republican leaders called for unity and prayer after the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, but offered no new legislation to tighten gun laws and said a bill to …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
Amid mass shootings, GOP-controlled Congress remains focused on loosening gun laws
The mass shooting that left at least 58 dead in Las Vegas on Sunday night is expected to rekindle the debate in Congress over federal gun controls. But recent efforts …
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
House speaker promises aid for Puerto Rico hurricane victims
House Speaker Paul Ryan promised Monday that Washington will make sure that the people of hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico will “have what they need.”
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
House Republicans told tax details are coming
House and Senate tax writers plan to release an outline detailing their points of consensus with the administration on how to overhaul the tax code the week of Sept. 25, …
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Ryan aiming for low- to mid-20 percent corporate tax rate
With Republicans in Congress under pressure to deliver on taxes, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday the GOP plan will aim to reduce the corporate tax rate to low- to …
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Ex-Trump strategist: White House aides must defend president
President Donald Trump’s ex-strategist is blasting White House aides who publicly distance themselves from the president’s response to Charlottesville – yet stick it out in the West Wing.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
Trump says decision on ‘terrific’ immigrants coming soon
House Speaker Paul Ryan and another Republican are urging President Donald Trump not to rescind federal protections for immigrant children whose parents brought them to the country illegally.
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 11:32 a.m.
House Speaker Paul Ryan visits Idaho to fundraise for GOP
House Speaker Paul Ryan made his first official visit to Idaho as sitting speaker.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Ryan says Trump ‘messed up’ but opposes censure
House Speaker Paul Ryan will be taking questions from Wisconsin voters during a nationally televised town hall meeting Monday night immediately following President Donald Trump’s address on Afghanistan.
Fri., July 28, 2017
Goodman and Moynihan: Resistance to ACA repeal rolls on
The effort to kill Obamacare is not complete. Expect vigorous protests throughout August, led by the activists of ADAPT and their allies.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 7:25 a.m.
House GOP to stick with partisan strategy on taxes
Republicans’ partisan push to overhaul the health care system failed in the Senate, but House GOP lawmakers say they plan to stick to that approach in rewriting the tax code.
Sun., July 16, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
GOP opponents to Senate health-care bill see vote delay as an advantage
An unexpected delay in plans to hold a vote on the Senate health-care bill will strengthen the position of conservative critics by giving them more time to mobilize, according to …
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Sleeveless in Speakers’ Lobby? House may update dress code
Sleeveless in the Speakers’ Lobby? It just might happen in the hidebound House.
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 9:57 a.m.
Congress comes up short on major action so far this year
Republicans are stuck on health care, can’t pass a budget, and hopes for a big, bipartisan infrastructure package are fizzling. Overhauling the tax code looks more and more like a …