Speaker's Blog

Photos from John McCain's Capitol Service

August 31, 2018

John McCain was a patriot who served his country—a Senator, Navy man, family man, and above all, a man of conviction. And today members of the public and the U.S. government were able to pay their respects as he lay in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. May God bless John McCain, and may God bless the country he so dearly loved. Read More

The Summer Seven: July in Photos

August 01, 2018

In the 31 days of July, we took 3,293 photos documenting the speaker’s daily schedule. Now, this is a photo round-up. So, we’ve selected just seven photos from the seventh month to give a behind-the-scenes look at the happenings of July. Here are some of our favorite moments: 1.  Tax Reform 2.0 – In just over six short months, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has kicked our economy into high gear. Speaker Ryan meet with Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) to discuss next steps for Tax Cuts 2.0, coming this fall. Read More

The 20th Anniversary of the Memorial Door Shooting

July 24, 2018

In honoring their sacrifice, we honor the service of all Capitol Police, as well as every man and woman who wears the badge in communities all across the United States. Read More

The Stories of June

July 02, 2018

Working in Congress, it’s easy to get caught up in the noise—the headlines, the Facebook comments, the tweets. But what's often overlooked are all of the stories—both uplifting and heartbreaking—that we witness: the mother who gives her time helping others after both of her sons battled an opioid addiction; the factory worker who is able to send his child to summer camp thanks to his tax reform bonus; the leader who returns to his position on the House floor and the baseball diamond. Read More

Six Months of Tax Reform

June 22, 2018

It’s been just six months under the new tax law, and already, we’ve seen millions of Americans receive bonuses, workers’ wages increase, one million jobs created, utility rates lowered in 48 states, record levels of unemployment—the list goes on. Read More

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