Speaker's Blog

Statement on North Korea

May 24, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement after President Trump announced there would be no summit with North Korea next month: Read More

FULL TEXT: Speaker Ryan’s Address to the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast

May 23, 2018

WASHINGTON—At the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) urged all Catholics to come together to address the spread of tribalism and identity politics in our country. Following are Speaker Ryan’s remarks, as prepared for delivery:    “Good morning, everybody. I am honored to be here with friends and colleagues—people I have admired and worked with for a long time. “So there is a psalm I like a lot. It is the 46th psalm: ‘Be still and know that I am God.’ Read More

Another Step Toward Rebuilding Our Military

May 23, 2018

The biggest increase in defense funding in 15 years recently became law. We have entered a new era for our military, and now we are passing new reforms to keep building this 21st-century fighting force. Read More

Statement on Title X Regulations and the Protect Life Rule

May 23, 2018

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after the Trump administration released its Protect Life Rule to amend the Title X family planning program: Read More

Statement on the Passage of Financial Reform, Right to Try Legislation

May 22, 2018

Washington—Today, the House passed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act and the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act. Following their passage, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released this statement: “Today, the House passed two critical pieces of bipartisan legislation that are soon to become law. We look forward to sending these bills to the president’s desk.” Read More