Speaker's Blog

Speaker Ryan: ‘To Have Inclusive Ideas, We Need an Inclusive Approach’

February 04, 2016

“To have inclusive ideas, we need an inclusive approach. So today, we are establishing six committee-led task forces that will take the lead in developing this agenda here in the House." Read More

House Republicans Announce Task Forces to Develop Bold Agenda for a Confident America

February 04, 2016

House Republican leaders today announced the formation of six committee-led task forces charged with developing a bold, pro-growth agenda that will be presented to the country in the months ahead. Read More

Speaker Ryan on Fox News’s On the Record: ‘Let’s Unify’

February 04, 2016

“All of us . . . who are constellations of the conservative movement . . . let’s unite. Let’s unify. Let’s take our principles that we all believe in—freedom, liberty, self-determination, Constitution, government by consent, self-determination—take these principles, apply them to the problems of the day, and offer solutions. Unify around a bold agenda. A bold, conservative agenda—which we are going to be working on here [as] House Republicans—and offer it to the country and run on it. That’s what we’re doing here in the Congress.” Read More

Speaker Ryan at National Prayer Breakfast: ‘Prayer Should Always Come First’

February 04, 2016

"This breakfast is a national tradition because prayer is a part of our national heritage. It all goes back to the Declaration of Independence. We believe our rights come from God, and our job, as officeholders, is to protect those rights. So it is only natural we should ask for His guidance as we seek to do His will." Read More

From One Speaker to Another

February 03, 2016

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) welcomed a fellow speaker to the U.S. Capitol today—Speaker al-Jabouri of Iraq.  The two speakers discussed efforts to support a unified Iraq and the need for a comprehensive strategy to defeat radical Islamic terrorism. Read More