Speaker's Blog

Speaker Ryan Visits U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

October 12, 2018

Speaker Ryan has concluded a two-day congressional delegation (CODEL) visit to Afghanistan. While in country, Ryan met with U.S. troops to thank them for their continued service and sacrifice, met with military and State Department officials to assess progress following the implementation of the president’s South Asia strategy, and met with senior Afghan and coalition officials. Read More

FULL TEXT: Speaker Ryan's Remarks at the National Press Club

October 08, 2018

We have planted the pillars of a confident America. An economy on the move again. The best military in the world. Workers back on the path of life, communities back on the rise. Improving people’s lives. That’s what it comes back to for me. Read More

Now Law: Longest FAA Reauthorization Since 1982

October 05, 2018

The blueprint for a safer, more modern aviation system—something so important to everyone—is now law of the land. Read More

Unemployment Rate Falls to 49-Year Low

October 05, 2018

This is yet another encouraging sign for those seeking a job today in America. Read More

Another Strong Week for the Economy

October 04, 2018

“Remarkably positive outlook”: That was Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell yesterday on the state of the American economy. He went on to say, “a wide range of data on jobs and prices supports a positive view,” and “many forecasters are predicting that these favorable conditions are likely to continue.” Here are a few numbers from this week that show this positive economic momentum is continuing to reach workers and consumers: Read More