Speaker's Blog

Speaker Ryan's Remarks Honoring Sen. John McCain

August 31, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) made the following remarks at today’s service in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda honoring the late Sen. John McCain:   John McCain was one of the bravest souls our country ever produced. He deserves to be remembered as he wished: A patriot who served his country well. A man of state. God bless John McCain. pic.twitter.com/LuA7gj3v0C Read More

How to Watch the Capitol Service for Sen. John McCain

August 31, 2018

The late Sen. John Sidney McCain III will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda today. At 11:00 a.m. ET, his family, members of Congress, and the vice president will all gather for a service to pay their respects. Starting at 1:00 p.m. ET, the Rotunda will be opened to the public for a viewing line. Read More

SEPT. 13: Speaker Ryan to Deliver Reagan Institute’s Inaugural Address

August 30, 2018

WASHINGTON—On Thursday, September 13, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) will deliver a speech to mark the launch of The Ronald Reagan Institute in Washington, D.C. Following his address, Speaker Ryan will participate in a Q&A with National Review’s Editor in Chief Rich Lowry. The event will be held at the Willard Hotel and will begin at 2:00 p.m. Read More

An Honor Fit for a Decorated War Hero and Statesman

August 30, 2018

Tomorrow, the late Sen. John Sidney McCain III will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. Members of the public and the U.S. government will be able to pay their respects. Sen. McCain dedicated his life to serving our country. Upon news of his passing, Speaker Ryan said, “John McCain was a giant of our time—not just for the things he achieved, but for who he was and what he fought for all his life…He will always be listed among freedom’s most gallant and faithful servants.” Read More

Snapshots of How Neighborhoods Are Better Off Now

August 29, 2018

Nearly anywhere you look right now, all signs point to a thriving economy. Stagnation has given way to real growth. Uncertainty has been replaced with expansion. And most encouraging: A lack of confidence in the country’s economic direction has turned into optimism at levels we haven’t seen in years. Read More