Stories tagged: house speaker paul ryan
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017
A country’s annual budget is often described as a moral document, defining the nation’s values. Its tax system codifies its fairness. Who pays into the system, and who reaps the …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
The top House Republican on Thursday blasted high-tax states that deliver billions to the federal government as he faced a backlash from rank-and-file GOP lawmakers over a sweeping tax-cut proposal.
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017
House Speaker Paul Ryan says bump stocks – devices that can effectively turn semi-automatic rifles into fully automated weapons – should be addressed through a regulatory change.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
One thing that should be blindingly obvious by now is that political loyalty, for the president, is a one-way street.
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017
There are arguments over the merits and effects, but the politics are clear cut. In a Kaiser Foundation poll last autumn, the public, by 82 percent to 17 percent, favored …
Tue., June 7, 2016
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday that Donald Trump’s comments about a U.S.-born judge of Mexican heritage are the “textbook definition of a racist comment.” The presumptive GOP presidential nominee …