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  • Exiting Speaker Paul Ryan Stumps for GOP Candidates: Republicans Can Keep the House

    10/18/2018 6:08:29 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    brietbart ^ | 10/17/2018 | Penny Starr
    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said in an interview with CBS This Morning that he feels “pretty good” about the Republicans hanging on to the majority in the House. “Are Republicans going to keep the House?” Host John Dickerson asked Ryan. “I think we are,” Ryan said. “I feel pretty good about it.” The interview came after Ryan, who is leaving Congress at the end of this session, joined Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) at a campaign stop at a defense manufacturing plant in her New York district. Dickerson asked Ryan why he is optimistic about the midterms’ outcome. “I think...
  • Republicans warn: There's a 'big fight' brewing over Trump's border wall.

    10/14/2018 2:09:28 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 36 replies
    CNN ^ | 10-13-18 | Clare Foran
    Even with the midterm elections looming, Republican leaders in Congress made clear this week they're paying close attention to a looming battle over President Donald Trump's promised border wall. On Monday, House Speaker Paul Ryan predicted a "big fight" over border security on the horizon, while Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that the GOP is "committed" to working to secure the funding the President wants for his signature campaign pledge.
  • Exclusive — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Introducing Bill to Fully Fund Border Wall...

    10/09/2018 11:26:27 AM PDT · by blueyon · 85 replies
    breitbrat.com ^ | 10/09/18 | Matthew Boyle
    "'Exclusive — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Introducing Bill to Fully Fund Border Wall, Making Midterm Immigration Referendum"" House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy will introduce a bill this week that will fully fund President Donald Trump’s planned wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, thereby setting the midterm elections up as a referendum on immigration policy, Breitbart News has learned exclusively. Outgoing Speaker Paul Ryan hinted at a post-election border wall funding fight on Monday. “We intend on having a full-fledged discussion on how to complete our mission to secure the border, and yes, we will have a fight about...
  • Paul Ryan warns of post-election border wall funding fight

    10/08/2018 6:45:32 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 40 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 08, 2018 | Susan Ferrechio
    (Speaker Paul) Ryan said lawmakers have not determined how to resolve differences over the wall funding. A House Homeland Security appropriations bill provides $5 billion in funding, but the Senate version includes $1.6 billion. ...the Senate will require the help of at least nine Democrats to pass spending measures thanks to the filibuster rule.
  • Trump will sign spending bill to keep government open

    09/26/2018 12:32:21 PM PDT · by Lady4Liberty · 63 replies
    <p>2:30 p.m.</p> <p>President Donald Trump says he will sign a spending bill to avert a looming government shutdown set to begin Monday.</p> <p>Speaking at the United Nations, Trump told reporters Wednesday, “We’re going to keep the government open.”</p> <p>Trump’s remarks came at the House was set to vote later Wednesday on a bill that funds the military and many civilian agencies for the next year and provides a short-term fix to keep the government open through Dec. 7.</p>
  • Rep. Upton: Under GOP President, Congress Will be ‘Ready’ to Repeal, Replace Obamacare

    02/20/2016 10:55:22 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 43 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 19, 2016 | 10:34 AM EST | Jose R. Gonzalez
    Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) says that Congress will be prepared to successfully repeal and replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, if a Republican president is elected in November. "If a Republican president is sworn into office in only 11 months, we are going to be ready," Upton said. "That is the challenge that Speaker [Paul] Ryan put before us." [...] In laying out the main elements of the Republican replacement proposal, the 15-term congressman also noted that it will remove several key features of the ACA. ...
  • Donald Trump: Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan Do Not Want a Pre-Election Government Shutdown

    09/07/2018 10:37:08 AM PDT · by davikkm · 23 replies
    breitbart ^ | CHARLIE SPIERING
    President Donald Trump said he would not force a government shutdown over wall funding and border security before the midterm elections, suggesting that he made a deal with House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. “They’d rather not do it before, they’d rather do it right after the election, they don’t want to do anything to upset the apple cart,” Trump said in an interview with Fox and Friends host Pete Hegseth aired on Friday. Trump said that if it were up to him, he would force a shutdown over border security but that “many great people”...
  • Trump breaks 20-year ‘fouled up’ budget gridlock, scores big wins

    09/05/2018 4:20:34 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 37 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 9/4/2018 | Paul Bedard
    President Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and House Speaker Paul Ryan have teamed up this summer to do something that hasn’t happened in two decades — write and pass department spending bills instead of lumping everything into a massive package. The House and Senate are moving at a brisk pace to pass the appropriations bills, with the Senate leading, approving nine of 12. What’s more, the Trump administration has pushed through key priorities on wall and Pentagon spending, as well as curbing wasteful programs, though still ending up with a more expensive budget than they wanted by over $50...
  • House speaker rejects Trump tweet on Justice Department

    09/05/2018 9:15:05 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 63 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep. 05, 2018 11:08 AM EDT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan is rejecting President Donald Trump’s suggestion that the Justice Department shouldn’t prosecute two GOP congressmen because it will hurt the party’s election prospects in November. Ryan tells reporters Wednesday, “Justice is blind. Justice should be blind.” The Wisconsin Republican says political party should have no impact on how the department works. […] Ryan adds that “the process is working its way as it should.” …
  • Three men unfit to eulogize John McCain

    09/02/2018 2:40:06 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 67 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 31, 2018 | Jennifer Rubin
    And then there were the three who spoke on Friday. You had to control your gag reflex watching Vice President Pence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) extol McCain’s greatness as he was accorded the honor of lying in state. Consider Pence for a moment. He began with a ludicrous declaration that broke all records for disingenuousness: “The president asked me to be here on behalf of a grateful nation, to pay a debt of honor and respect to a man who served our country throughout his life, in uniform and in public...
  • The Latest: Politicians pay tribute to McCain; Trump silent

    08/24/2018 11:53:08 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 104 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 24, 2018 | The Associated Press
    American political leaders of both parties are paying tribute and offering prayers for ailing Arizona Sen. John McCain, but President Donald Trump has so far been silent. Neither the White House nor the president has yet spoken out after McCain's family announced Friday that the former prisoner of war and longtime public servant would no longer seek medical treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are praising McCain and offering prayers for his family, as is Mitt Romney, the GOP's 2012 presidential nominee....
  • Mitt Romney: Last 24 hours confirms ‘my faith in our justice system’

    08/23/2018 9:54:34 AM PDT · by gattaca · 78 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 22, 2018 | Emily Birnbaum
    Mitt Romney (R) said the "last 24 hours" have confirmed his "faith" in the U.S. justice system after President Trump's former campaign chairman was convicted on eight felony counts while his former personal lawyer pleaded guilty to various counts including campaign finance law violations. "The events of the last 24 hours confirm that conduct by highly-placed individuals was both dishonorable and illegal," Romney, who is running for the Senate in Utah, wrote in a tweet on Wednesday. "Also confirmed is my faith in our justice system and my conviction that we are a nation committed to the rule of law."...
  • Obama's CVE Program Is an Outrage -- and the Republicans Are Funding It

    06/16/2016 11:16:27 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 30 replies
    The Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | 16 June 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: If there's anything approaching on today's program a... I kind of hate to use the word "bombshell," but this is close. If you are wondering, "Okay, how does a guy named Omar Siddiqui Mateen, with his family history and other things obviously clear, able to be learned about...? How does he pass a background check?" Well, we have to thank the Obama administration for that. I have a series of stories here that are gonna boggle your the mind. The first is from the French News Agency. The headline: "Threats Against Muslims Must Stop After Orlando Attack:...
  • How Caitlyn Jenner Is Secretly Fighting Trump’s White House on Transgender Rights

    08/07/2018 12:53:57 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 34 replies
    Variety ^ | RAMIN SETOODEH
    “I met with Paul Ryan,” she says. “I’ve met with just about everybody. Publicly, they aren’t supportive of transgender rights.” What do they say to her? “I’ve never had anybody not be nice to my face,” says Jenner, who did not want to elaborate on conversations that were confidential. [cut] Jenner says Trump never reached out. (A source with knowledge of her thinking says Jenner would like to meet with the president after the midterm elections, but not in front of the press.) “He’s not been doing a very good job, but it’s not over yet,” she says. Jenner believes...
  • Ryan cheers discovery of his Jewish heritage: 'L'Chaim'

    08/01/2018 12:26:15 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 70 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/01/18 | Jacqueline Thomsen
    Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Wednesday celebrated his recent discovery that he has Jewish ancestry. “Guess I need to start saying ‘L’Chaim’ now, too!” Ryan tweeted, along with a gif of him toasting with a glass of Guinness. The clip was from a toast Ryan gave during an annual Friends of Ireland luncheon, using the Irish toast “sláinte.” Ryan discovered his Jewish heritage during an upcoming episode of the PBS show “Finding Your Roots.” Host Henry Louis Gates Jr. told Ryan during the show that about 3 percent of his DNA is Ashkenazi Jewish, and that he traced the ancestry...
  • Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell Stick It to Trump – Will Not Fund Border Wall Funding Bill

    07/29/2018 4:49:10 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 81 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/28/18 | Jim Hoft
    Never-Trump Republican leaders Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters this week they will not fund the Trump Border Wall in the upcoming spending bill. Ryan and McConnell passed a record $1.3 trillion spending bill in March. The spending bill funded Planned Parenthood and sanctuary cities but NOT the Trump border wall. And now the Republican Party leaders are going to stick it to President Trump and his voters once again. They’re not going to fund the border wall in September. The Daily Caller reported: During a radio interview with WHAS on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch...
  • Why Rosenstein is Being Charged with “High Crimes and Misdemeanors”

    07/26/2018 4:09:12 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 26 replies
    SaraCarter.com ^ | July 26, 2018 | 8:15 PM EST | Sara Carter
    Congressional officials say Rosenstein's DOJ withheld and concealed documents and information Lawmakers went ahead with Rosenstein's articles of impeachment despite Speaker Ryan's disapproval Congressmen say they have been "stonewalled" repeatedly by DOJ For more than nine months, House Republicans have been battling the Department of Justice and FBI for a cache of documents they say are necessary to conduct oversight investigations into the FBI’s handling of alleged collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia. The backroom battles between lawmakers and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein culminated in impeachment articles filed Wednesday against the deputy attorney general. The lawmakers did...
  • Anyone Have Paul Ryan's Email?

    07/26/2018 11:06:52 AM PDT · by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton · 42 replies
    He doesn't believe the Rosenweasels behavior rises to the level of high crimes or misdemeanors? WTH?
  • Republicans, Don’t Just Tweet About It. Do Something.

    07/22/2018 6:29:13 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 46 replies
    NYT ^ | July 21,2018 | By Charles J. Sykes
    As the editors of The Weekly Standard suggested last week, Congress could pass a resolution of censure for the president’s conduct and his subsequent comments. Congress can also take steps with concrete consequences: • Pass legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia in the event of any future attacks on our democratic process. Dare President Trump to veto it. Override him if he does. • Hold hearings that would include in-depth testimony from the national security team on the Russian attacks, putting the case on the record (again), while putting pressure on members of the administration to correct the president’s comments....
  • [Paul] Ryan says conservatives must 'fight back' against the alt-right [ed]

    07/20/2018 6:08:56 AM PDT · by C19fan · 74 replies
    Politico ^ | July 19, 2018 | Stephanie Murray
    Conservatives should "fight back" against the alt-right and white nationalists, and do a better job reclaiming classic terms to stamp out identity politics, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said on Thursday. “We have to go back and fight for our ground and re-win these ideas and marginalize these guys the best we can to the corners,” Ryan said. “Do everything you can to defeat it.”