What Speaker Ryan Gave Up for Lent | Speaker.gov

For Catholics, the 40-day period between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday marks a season of sacrifice and reflection, known as Lent. Just as Jesus spent 40 days fasting in the desert before he began his ministry, many Christians today choose to give up certain types of food. Speaker Ryan acknowledged that he's taken that approach in the past, but this year, he says he chose to give up something else for Lent. Watch the 48-second video to find out what it is.