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Despite What You May Hear, We Are Getting Things Done

June 30, 2017

You may not hear about these things when they happen, but here are some of the ways we are delivering on our agenda for the country. Read More

This Law Is for Kate

June 29, 2017

This week, the House will take action on two initiatives to protect law-abiding citizens. We have a duty to protect our citizens. Read More

Statement on President Trump's Executive Actions on Border Security

January 25, 2017

"We are committed to working with the administration to stop the influx of illegal immigration along the southern border, protect our homeland, and uphold the rule of law." Read More

Highlight Reel from Speaker Ryan's CNN Town Hall

January 13, 2017

In case you missed the broadcast, here's a highlight reel of the most important moments from Speaker Ryan's CNN Town Hall: Read More

House Oversight Tallies 3 Big Breakthroughs

April 09, 2016

Last night, years of House oversight efforts yielded three big breakthroughs. Here’s a quick rundown of what happened: Read More

The Constitution Is Clear: Presidents Don't Write Laws. Congress Does.

March 19, 2016

This is about any certain policy—this is about protecting our Article I powers. The Constitution is clear: Presidents don't write laws. Congress does. Read More

An Extraordinary Step to Defend Our Article I Powers

March 18, 2016

Yesterday, the House voted to authorize Speaker Ryan to file an amicus brief on behalf of the House in the upcoming U.S. v. Texas Supreme Court case. This is an extraordinary step necessary to defend Congress’s Article I powers under the Constitution. Read More

Statement on Passage of Resolution to Defend Congress's Article I Powers

March 17, 2016

“I commend the House for passing this important resolution to defend our Article I powers under the Constitution. The president’s gross abuse of his executive powers, both in regard to immigration and throughout his presidency, has created a fourth branch of government that operates with little to no transparency and undermines Congress, the body closest to the people." Read More

Speaker Ryan Just Introduced His First Resolution. Here’s Why.

March 15, 2016

On Monday, Speaker Ryan introduced a resolution that launches an unprecedented defense of Congress’s Article I powers under our Constitution. Read H. Res. 639. Here’s how he described the resolution—his first as Speaker—at a press conference today: Read More