Speaker's Blog

A Conversation with Speaker Ryan and Jonah Goldberg

July 11, 2018

WASHINGTON—On Thursday, July 19, AEI will host a conversation between House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and AEI Asness Chair in Applied Liberty Jonah Goldberg. They will discuss the importance of maintaining constitutional principles and mediating institutions in an age of tribalism and identity politics. DETAILS:Constitutional government in an age of tribalism and identity politics: A conversation with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Jonah GoldbergThursday, July 19 at 11:15 a.m. ETAEI Auditorium, Washington, D.C. Read More

Speaker Ryan: ‘The American People Are Better Off Now’

July 11, 2018

Today, Republican leaders talked about how the American people are Better Off Now because of the House Republican agenda that has ushered in an economic resurgence and strengthened communities. While there is more work to be done, he shared how policies passed during this speakership have put the country back on the path to a future full of promise. Read More

Statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination to the Supreme Court

July 09, 2018

WASHINGTON—Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the United States Supreme Court: Read More

The Very Idea of America

July 04, 2018

The Fourth of July is about the very Idea of America.  We forget this sometimes. America wasn’t founded on a government, or a political system. All of that came much later.  It began with this beautiful idea, that our rights come from God. It began with this idea of a society based on these natural rights, on liberty, freedom, free enterprise, self-determination.  It is our duty to preserve this idea—this Great Experiment—and just as important, to preserve the spirit in which it was conceived.  Read More

Speaker Ryan Names Additional Lawmakers to Defense Bill Negotiations

July 02, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) today named additional members to the House-Senate conference committee for the National Defense Authorization Act. Last week, Speaker Ryan named the Armed Services Committee members who will serve on the panel. Read More