Speaker's Blog

Speaker Ryan’s Remarks at Annual ‘Washington A Man of Prayer’ Event

September 26, 2018

There are going to be those days when the boat feels awfully small, and the seas terrifyingly high. But through prayer, through reflection, that his how we hear those clear notes of grace. Read More

Statement on Senate Vote to Fund National Defense and Fight the Opioid Epidemic

September 18, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after the Senate, by a vote of 93 to 7, adopted the conference report for the Defense and Labor-HHS appropriations bills: Read More

Speaker Ryan Statement on Opioid Legislation

September 17, 2018

WASHINGTON—In June, the House passed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act—sweeping legislation to address America’s opioid crisis. Today, the Senate passed a similar bipartisan measure, the Opioid Crisis Response Act. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement: Read More

Full Text: Speaker Ryan's Address at the Reagan Institute on Advancing American Leadership

September 13, 2018

WASHINGTON—Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) gave an address to mark the launch of The Ronald Reagan Institute in Washington, D.C. His speech, entitled “Advancing American Leadership,” laid out a bold vision for the future of American leadership in the world. In his remarks, he spoke about the importance of military primacy, free trade, pro-growth economic policies, and moral leadership. His remarks, as prepared for delivery, are below: Read More

Speaker Ryan Announces Departure of Tommy Andrews

September 13, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) today announced that Tommy Andrews, his director of members services, will be leaving the speaker’s office at the end of this week. Andrews, a veteran of two speakerships, has accepted a role in legislative affairs at the White House. Read More