Speaker's Blog

Video: The American People Are Better Off Now

July 11, 2018

After years of struggling to get ahead, the American people are seeing jobs, opportunity, and confidence come roaring back. 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 Reflects on Tax Reform, Six Months Later

June 21, 2018

For the last eight years of what I would call "Obamanomics," they overregulated the economy. They kept taxes too high, and they were stopping economic growth from taking off. And I just knew that if we actually did the things that we know grow the economy—regulatory relief and comprehensive tax reform—we would bring in a burst of new confidence for people to take risks and for big and small businesses alike to expand. Read More

Bad Dad Jokes

June 15, 2018

Jokes so bad, they're good. Read More

A Blessed Easter

April 01, 2018

On Easter Sunday, we reflect on a story of hope, a story of redemption. The belief that Jesus rose from the dead is the foundation of the Christian faith—a truth that unites Christians around the world.   While we celebrate the belief that there is more to life than what is experienced here on earth, we also pray for all of those around the world who are suffering—who are experiencing hard times. May the promise of Jesus’s Resurrection bring them hope.   I wish you and your loved ones a blessed Easter. Read More

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