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Statement on Legislation to Rebuild the United States Military

March 21, 2018

With the biggest increase in defense funding in 15 years, this critical legislation begins to reverse the damage of the last decade and allows us to create a 21st-century fighting force. Read More

Congress Presents Gold Medal to the Office of Strategic Services

March 21, 2018

This afternoon, leaders of the U.S. House and Senate presented a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the members of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), a precursor to the CIA, for their extraordinary contributions to victory in World War II. Read More

Speaker Ryan Invites President Emmanuel Macron of France to Address Congress

March 21, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) today invited President Emmanuel Macron of the French Republic to address a joint meeting of Congress when he visits Washington next month. Read More

Speaker Ryan on President Trump’s Opioid Announcement and Congressional Action

March 19, 2018

This announcement comes as Congress readies a critical funding bill that will direct more resources to fight this epidemic. Read More

Speaker Ryan Mourns the Passing of Rep. Louise Slaughter

March 16, 2018

She was unrelenting in fighting for her ideas and the people back home in Western New York. But really, the thing that I keep coming back to is how she was tough, but unfailingly gracious. She was simply great. Read More