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  • Midterms: Paul Ryan’s Republicanism Tanks at the Ballot Box. Again

    The night before the midterm elections, House Speaker Paul Ryan touted “tax reform 2.0,” the economy, and the rebuilding of the United States military as the agenda accomplishments of the Republican-controlled Congress. “Frankly, our members feel pretty good because they have a really good message … I mean look at what we’ve just been able to achieve in Congress with the President in the last two years,” Ryan told Fox News’ Bret Baier. “A record economy, the military being rebuilt, people feeling better about things … wages growing faster than they have since before the recession.” The accomplishments of the...
  • Paul Ryan should .... [not be] giving his opinions on Birthright Citizenship. [Trunc.]

    10/31/2018 10:12:43 AM PDT · by Reno89519 · 19 replies
    Twitter ^ | October 31, 2018 | Donald Trump
    Paul Ryan should be focusing on holding the Majority rather than giving his opinions on Birthright Citizenship, something he knows nothing about! Our new Republican Majority will work on this, Closing the Immigration Loopholes and Securing our Border! -- Donald J. Trump, @realDonaldTrump, Twitter, 31 Oct 2018
  • Speaker Paul Ryan: “you cannot end birthright citizenship with an executive order.”

    10/30/2018 5:24:47 PM PDT · by detective · 99 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | October 30, 2018b | Sundance
    A few months ago, when discussing overall immigration policy, I wrote: “There is no greater disconnect from ordinary Americans -on any singular issue- than the policy positions of Democrats and Republicans in Washington DC surrounding immigration. President Donald Trump is confronting their unified interests.” The reaction from Speaker of the House Paul Ryan is directly related to this truism: The top Republican tells WVLK radio in Kentucky, “Well you obviously cannot do that. You cannot end birthright citizenship with an executive order.” Ryan’s comments Tuesday offered a rare challenge to the president — from his own party. […] Ryan says...
  • Why Paul Ryan is Wrong About Birthright Citizenship October 30, 2018 Daniel Greenfield

    10/30/2018 5:15:59 PM PDT · by detective · 38 replies
    Front Page ^ | October 30, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    Rep. Paul Ryan asserted that birthright citizenship is in the Constitution. Trump told Axios in an interview released Tuesday that the White House counsel had advised him that there was legal standing to terminate birthright citizenship, and Vice President Mike Pence confirmed that the administration was looking into using executive action as well. Ryan said that the president "obviously cannot do that" in an interview with Kentucky talk radio station WVLK. “You cannot end birthright citizenship with an executive order," he said. "As a conservative, I’m a believer in following the plain text of the Constitution, and I think in...
  • Speaker Ryan: ‘You cannot end birthright citizenship with an executive order’

    10/30/2018 2:52:27 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 84 replies
    Politico.com ^ | 10/20/18 | By BURGESS EVERETT and CAITLIN OPRYSKO
    Speaker Ryan: ‘You cannot end birthright citizenship with an executive order’ House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday broke with President Donald Trump on whether an executive order could deny a constitutional guarantee of citizenship to babies born in the U.S. to noncitizen parents. But despite Ryan's stern rebuttal to the president, the idea of limiting birthright citizenship still has significant cache among congressional Republicans, even if they aren't quite sure how to undo a constitutional guarantee stemming from the 14th Amendment. Trump told Axios in an interview released Tuesday that the White House counsel had advised him that there was...
  • Paul Ryan: President Trump Cannot End Birthright Citizenship with Executive Order

    10/30/2018 1:17:48 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 126 replies
    breitbart ^ | 10/30/2018 | Joshua Caplan
    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) claimed on Tuesday that President Donald Trump cannot end birthright citizenship with an executive order. The outgoing Republican leader made the remarks during a radio interview with Lexington, Kentucky area radio station WVLK.
  • Ryan Goes on “Face the Nation”, Trashes GOP Under Trump for Embracing “Tribal Identity Politics”

    10/29/2018 8:47:59 AM PDT · by detective · 83 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | October 29, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    Shortened title. Full title: Ugh. Paul Ryan Goes on “Face the Nation”, Trashes GOP Under Trump for Embracing “Tribal Identity Politics” Like “Alinsky" This guy is so awful. Speaker Paul Ryan decided to jump on “Face the Nation” and trash Trump supporters just in time for the midterm elections. What the hell, Paul? Ryan told liberal hack John Dickerson the GOP under President Trump is like “Alinsky” and embraces “tribal identity politics.”
  • Paul Ryan: ‘Unfortunately’ the Right Now Practices Alinsky’s ‘Tribal Identity Politics’

    10/28/2018 10:14:18 AM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 118 replies
    breitbart ^ | 10/28/2018 | Pam Key
    Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) said he believed conservatives have embraced “tribal identity politics,” in the style of leftist community organizer Saul Alinsky. Host John Dickerson asked, “You’ve seen some President Trump’s rallies, do those rallies accentuate the things that unite us or are they — do they do something very successful in politics which is sow division in the country? Do you see that happening at his rallies? Ryan said, “Sometimes, yeah...
  • FBI: Former Paul Ryan foe tried to buy radioactive substance

    10/25/2018 3:46:32 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 34 replies
    AP ^ | October 25 2018 | AP Staff
    A prominent Wisconsin protester who twice unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for House Speaker Paul Ryan’s seat has been charged with trying to buy a lethal dose of a radioactive substance online. A court affidavit says an undercover FBI agent posing as a merchant on the dark web was first contacted about the possible purchase of an unnamed radioactive substance in March by someone with the username “tigolebitties.” The dark web consists of hidden websites that can’t be accessed without special software. The FBI alleges “tigolebitties” was Jeremy Ryan, 30, of the Town of Madison. Ryan said he wanted to...
  • Dummies: Daily Beast Calls Attempted Killer a 'Former GOP Candidate,' Not a Leftist Protester

    10/25/2018 5:57:43 AM PDT · by DFG · 2 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 10/25/2018 | Tim Graham
    In the midst of the shock over bombs sent to former Democrat presidents and CNN and all, the Daily Beast boasted this misleading brief: "Former GOP Candidate Arrested for Attempting to Kill With ‘Radioactive Material’." snip Full stop. In Madison, Ryan is known as a lefty pro-pot protester nicknamed "Segway Boy" for taunting Republicans in 2011 when the national media was freaking out over Gov. Scott Walker's "anti-union" legislation and Diane Sawyer compared Walker to an Egyptian dictator. He ran for Paul Ryan's seat several times because perhaps low-information voters might think "oh, another Ryan."
  • With FL, IA Races in Play, Ryan's PAC Ponies Up

    10/17/2018 6:03:02 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 9 replies
    House Speaker Paul Ryan’s super PAC, the Congressional Leadership Fund, announced Tuesday that it reserved $1 million in television ads in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for two-term incumbent Rep. Rod Blum and a mid-six-figure amount for Maria Salazar, who is running against former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala in South Florida’s 27th Congressional District. Just a few months ago, these seats had been written off as flipping from red to blue; however, the combination of strengthening poll results in both districts and a narrowing of the overall enthusiasm gap has put them back into play.
  • 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.
  • [Cath Cauc] Fr. Ryan holds “Listening Session” at Holy Trinity over Fr. Lehrberger homily

    09/25/2018 4:03:32 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    anksoftheTrinity ^ | September 25, 2018 | unknown
    Fr. Ryan holds “Listening Session” at Holy Trinity over Fr. Lehrberger homily DALLAS, 9/25/2018 - Fr. Milton Ryan, CM, held a “listening session” at Holy Trinity (Dallas) after the 5pm Sunday Mass regarding the homily given by Fr. James Lehrberger, O Cist, last week.  On Wednesday Fr. Ryan announced the meeting via email in response to his congregation’s reaction to the Cistercian’s homily, during which 1/3 to ˝ of the congregation walked out.Before the meeting, Fr. Ryan stated that this would be a time for people to say what they feel, what they think, what they need, and what they...
  • 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.” …
  • 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:...
  • Why did Robin Ventura challenge Nolan Ryan to one of the most memorable brawls in history?

    08/04/2018 8:28:30 AM PDT · by DFG · 38 replies
    MLB.COM ^ | 08/04/2018 | Eric Chesterton
    Over the course of his 27-year career, Nolan Ryan won 324 games and struck out an all-time best 5,714 batters. It was presumably those feats of longevity and performance that made him a first-ballot Hall of Famer and placed him on a short list of the greatest pitchers of all time. Ryan is also remembered, however, for being involved in one of the most memorable brawls in baseball history -- and being someone you absolutely do not want to mess with. On Aug. 4, 1993 -- the final season of Ryan's career -- the righty toed the rubber for a...
  • Border Wall Fight Likely Pushed To After Midterms

    07/28/2018 5:05:38 PM PDT · by SharpRightTurn · 64 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2:39 PM 07/28/2018 | Molly Prince
    Securing funding for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall once again seems to be getting punted further down the road by congressional leadership. During a radio interview with WHAS on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border will likely not make it into the next funding legislation, which must be passed by the end of September in order to avoid another government shutdown. When directly asked if the funding of the border wall would have to wait until after midterm elections, the Republican senator replied “probably,” noting that it is “something [Democrats and Republicans]...
  • 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?
  • *Ugh* Paul Ryan Defends Rod Rosenstein – House Will Not Vote on Rosenstein Impeachment Today

    07/26/2018 10:37:43 AM PDT · by detective · 64 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | July 26, 2018 | Cristina Laila
    Speaker Paul Ryan held a press conference Thursday and said he does not support the impeachment of DAG Rod Rosenstein. Paul Ryan said he supports oversight of the Executive branch but refuses to actually do something about Rosenstein’s continued stonewalling and intimidation tactics. “Do I support impeachment of Rod Rosenstein? No I do not,” Paul Ryan said to a reporter.
  • McConnell: Ryan and I Have ‘Made It Clear That Putin Will Not Be Welcome’ at the Capitol

    07/24/2018 4:25:42 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 62 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 Jul 2018 | Ian Hanchett
    NBC News ✔ @NBCNews Senate Majority Leader McConnell: "The Speaker and I have made it clear that Putin will not be welcome up here at the Capitol." 1:51 PM - Jul 24, 2018 While speaking to reporters at a press conference at the Capitol on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that both he and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) “have made it clear” that Vladimir Putin “will not be welcome” in the Capitol. McConnell was asked by one of the reporters about the merits of the White House’s invitation to Putin to visit the US. McConnell said,...