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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

This afternoon: A vote to end the madness

January 22, 2018

Senate Democrats and their filibuster forced this shutdown, and now they have an opportunity to end it. Vote yes. Read More

The Schumer Shutdown’s Dangerous Repercussions

January 22, 2018

Today is day three of the Schumer Shutdown. On Friday evening, Senator Schumer and Senate Democrats filibustered the legislation to fund the government and pass a six year Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) reauthorization. At midnight, the federal government shut down. It is needless and it is reckless. What are the repercussions of the Senate’s dangerous action?  Read More