Paul Ryan returned to the spotlight and instantly gave the American people a reminder of what a shameless Donald Trump sellout he is.
In the Trump era, we've seen Paul Ryan for who he is: a spineless political hack who stood silently by while the president trampled on American democracy.
Paul Ryan on Wednesday said he is confident that President Donald Trump would approve a congressional spending bill to fund the federal government and avoid a shutdown when spending runs out on Sept. 30.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday he had “no reason” to dispute Puerto Rico‘s official death toll of 3,000 from last year’s Hurricane Maria, speaking after his fellow Republican President Donald Trump accused Democrats of inflating the death toll to make the president look bad.
Against all evidence, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said he didn't have a problem with President Donald Trump sitting down with Putin, claiming that what matters is the message that Trump might send to stop meddling in our country.
Republicans have broad powers to check this President, but they are choosing not to use them.
Here are five things Paul Ryan could do to protect his country if he really wanted to.
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday that while he does not support President Donald Trump's moves to impose tariffs on major U.S. trading partners' goods, he questioned the wisdom of Congress taking legislative action to stop such sanctions.
A six-month budget truce stitched together by Congress in March could unravel if Republican leaders vying to replace U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan indulge party conservatives who want to renege on critical parts of the pact.
According to the Treasury Department this year’s United States federal deficit will hit $873 billion, up a dangerous 31.3 percent from last year’s shortfall of $665.8 billion.
House Speaker Paul Ryan on Monday urged the Trump administration not to finalize new tariffs on steel and aluminum announced last week, citing the risks to the economy.
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan deleted a tweet on Saturday cheering a $1.50 increase to a Pennsylvania school secretary's weekly pay because of a $1.5 trillion tax cut after it drew criticism that he was out of touch with ordinary Americans.
Ryan cares more about dismantling the social safety net and advancing the interests of his wealthy donors than he does about helping his constituents or holding this dangerous president accountable.
When it comes to the country’s bills and responsibilities towards its own population, right-wing politicians treat things like deficits as a plaything, alternatively ignoring it or using it as a cudgel. We can see much of the same behavior in the way the Right-Wing tax bill has been playing out.
It's no accident that the 429-page House Republican tax bill specifically takes aim at Democrats and areas that didn't vote for Trump. Petty, petulant and punitive is how this Republican Party rolls. But the next time someone claims Obama divided this country, just ask them about this.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday that Republican plans to enact sweeping tax cuts are entering their choppiest waters as corporate lobbyists try to pressure lawmakers to protect tax breaks.
Imagine if House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA ) told Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and his colleagues last year that he thought Russian President Vladimir Putin paid Republican Donald Trump.
Because it was just reported that this happened on June 15, 2016. Spokespeople for the two Republican leaders flatly denied this, until confronted with the fact that there is a recording. Now they claim it was a joke.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan is trying to dodge the crisis that Trump created by refusing to answer questions about the firing of James Comey.
With Trump in charge of America's nuclear arsenal – like a toddler playing with a loaded firearm – Congressional oversight is a necessity.
Trumpcare will cost more than initial estimates – and none of the cost increases will go toward covering the 24 million Americans that will lose health insurance under the plan.
"President Trump may be willing to ignore the Consitution and the laws of the United States of America ... but the American people are not."