Speaker's Blog

This Is Why Republicans Took On This Fight

May 31, 2016

"We want to make sure that going forward . . . we make sure the Constitution is respected, so that we maintain one of the critical principles of conservatism, which is self-determination.” Read More

Zika: The Facts

May 31, 2016

Democrats are talking a lot about the Zika virus . . . but they aren’t saying all that much. Let’s cut through the noise.  The reality is that Congress has been on top of the Zika threat from the beginning. Over the past several months, it has made available the money necessary to prepare for an outbreak. In fact, the administration is already spending that money. Put simply: There is no funding shortage. There never has been. Read More

REJECTED: Obamacare for Financial Planning

May 31, 2016

The branch closest to the people has rejected Obamacare for financial planning. Read More

Remarks at Memorial Day Ceremony in Rochester, WI

May 30, 2016

"Today, all of us bow to the people who died for our country. Thank you and God bless you." Read More

Longtime House Aide Janice Mays Receives Her Due

May 27, 2016

Janice Mays came to Washington in 1975. Ever since then, she has dedicated her life to public service, working on the House Ways and Means Committee for 40 years. This week, in recognition of her service, Speaker Paul Ryan awarded Mays the John W. McCormack Award of Excellence. Read More