(Worthy News) - House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said Wednesday that he will retire from the House at the end of this year, closing out a two-decade career in Congress and igniting soul-searching in a party bracing for a rough election season.
Mr. Ryan rejected claims that he was fleeing a sinking ship. He predicted that Republicans will keep their House majority despite headwinds in November’s elections.
He vowed to be an active lame-duck speaker as he serves out his term, pushing for spending controls and the rest of the Republican agenda. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]
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