Speaker's Blog

The Greatest Honor

October 15, 2018

On his final visit overseas as Speaker of the House, Speaker Ryan spent time with our troops in Afghanistan to thank the men and women who continue to serve our country fighting the war against global terrorism. Joined by House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), the speaker traveled to multiple bases located throughout the country. Read More

Scenes From September

October 02, 2018

Underreported news→ Congress delivered several big, bipartisan wins this month that will make a real difference in people’s lives. It’s not the flashy stuff that makes the headlines, but during September, Congress funded 75% of domestic government by the end of the fiscal year—for the first time since 2007. Read More

Music to Your Ears

September 29, 2018

If you ever listen to music on services like Pandora, Spotify, and Apple Music, then you can appreciate how much of a no-brainer this is. With the Music Modernization Act, songwriters, artists, and sound engineers will finally receive fair market value when their songs are played. Read More

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

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