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Ryan CODEL Travels to Saudi Arabia, Talks Focus on Regional Threats

January 24, 2018

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and his bipartisan Congressional Delegation continued their visit to the Middle East today, traveling to Saudi Arabia. The focus of the delegation’s day was strengthening the U.S.-Saudi bilateral partnership following President Trump’s recent visit, as well as continuing discussions on a host of regional threats, including Iran’s existential threat to the stability of the region. Read More

Continuing Resolutions and Senate Democrats

January 23, 2018

Let us be clear: Republicans do not want to use continuing resolutions to fund the government. That’s why the House has made it a priority for spending bills to go through regular order. But the thing about regular order is, the Senate has to do its job. For the Senate to be able to do its job, it means that Senate Democrats cannot filibuster the spending bills that the House sends its way. Read More

With Tax Reform, Economic Confidence Is on the Rise

January 23, 2018

We’ve been a little distracted over the past few days, but now that the government is open, our men and women in uniform are fully funded, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has been reauthorized for six years, we can get back to our favorite subject. You guessed it—tax reform. And the good news has continued to roll in. Read More

Speaker Ryan Leads CODEL to Middle East

January 23, 2018

The delegation will focus on regional stability, the campaign against ISIS and terrorism, and Iranian aggression. Read More

Speaker Ryan's Floor Remarks on the End of the Shutdown

January 22, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke on the House floor regarding the continuing resolution that opens up the government and funds the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years. The Senate passed the legislation this afternoon, ending a three-day government shutdown led by Senate Democrats. Below are his remarks: Read More