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Paul Ryan’s fundraising group brings in over $44 million in off-year fundraising record

House Speaker Paul Ryan's fundraising group brought in over $44 million in 2017, a record total for the year. "This eye-popping number is a testament to Speaker Ryan, House Republicans, and the agenda that they led the fight on in 2017," said Kevin Seifert, executive director of Team Ryan, in a stat

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-18 19:37:03

Paul Ryan boasts $10 million on hand for 2018 campaign

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan has nearly $10 million on hand for his re-election bid. The Wisconsin Republican's campaign said Thursday it raised $1.4 million in the final three months of 2017. That left the congressman with $9.7 million in the bank heading into his 2018 ch

TOWNHALL - 2018-01-18 20:10:00

Paul Ryan Claims Trump 'Fully Supports' His Plan To Avoid Government Shutdown

Hours after President Trump seemed to slam congressional Republicans' plan to pass a short-term extension for government funding, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said he'd talked to Trump and the president "fully supports" his bill. "I am sure where he stands. He fully supports passing this legislati

TPM - 2018-01-18 19:58:00

Nancy Pelosi shoots down Paul Ryan's funding bill: 'This is like a bowl of doggie doo with a cherry on top'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted a Republican proposal to temporarily fund the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as part of a continuing resolution that would prevent a government shutdown. At her weekly press briefing, Pelosi was asked to respond to Ryan's recent Repu

RAW STORY - 2018-01-18 21:33:00

Paul Ryan Says Budget Fights Have 'Pushed Our Military Past the Breaking Point'

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Thursday advised Democrats to "stop playing politics" with the defense budget, warning that "Washington melodrama" has "pushed our military past the breaking point." "We have simply pushed our military past the breaking point. Instead of upgrading our hardware, we

IJR - 2018-01-18 19:07:59

REPORT: Paul Ryan says he doesn't need the Freedom Caucus to pass the CR, which means....

It looks like Paul Ryan has found the votes he needs to pass the short-term CR, without the Freedom Caucus: A very dejected @RepMarkMeadows says that Ryan told him he has the votes and doesn't need the @freedomcaucus to put the bill over the edge. Meadows says there are at least 20 HFC members who a

THERIGHTSCOOP.COM - 2018-01-18 20:23:45

Paul Ryan raises $44 million in 2017 for House battles

WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul Ryan raised more than $44 million in 2017, a record amount for a House speaker in a non-election year, as Republicans gear up for fierce midterm battles. The Wisconsin Republican transferred $32 million of his haul to the National Republican Congressional Committee, h

USA TODAY - 2018-01-18 20:51:54

Paul Ryan's Unified Republican Government Is Coming Apart at the Seams

"Welcome to the dawn of a new, unified Republican government," said a beaming Paul Ryan, just over a week after Donald Trump's improbable 2016 win delivered control of the White House, the Senate, and the House of Representatives to the GOP for the first time in over a decade. Eyebrows arched in an

GQ - 2018-01-18 20:31:15

Ryan confident House will pass bill to avoid shutdown, but doubt grows in Senate

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday that he had "confidence" the House would pass a bill to avoid a government shutdown. His comment came as doubts emerged about the Senate's ability to approve the short-term funding legislation his chamber hopes to pass Thursday. As several Senate Democrats and

CNBC - 2018-01-18 16:39:53

Linda Sanchez: Paul Ryan should stop playing 'Catholic card' and bring up DACA vote

Rep. Linda Sanchez singled out House Speaker Paul Ryan as the "sole impediment" to passing a legislative fix for young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. Mixed signals from the White House and competing factions on the Hill have made it difficult for Congress to strike a deal t

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2018-01-18 18:38:00

Paul Ryan: 'I think we are in a good place' on spending vote

House Speaker Paul Ryan gave a lukewarm prediction that the House GOP has the votes to pass a temporary spending measure today. "I have confidence we'll pass this because members will understand, why on earth would we want to have a government shutdown and hurt the military," Ryan, R-Wis., said. Rep

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2018-01-18 17:16:45

Paul Ryan Slams Senate Dems for Holding Military 'Hostage' in Immigration Debate

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) on Thursday accused Senate Democrats of using the military as a "bargaining chip" in negotiations on an Obama-era program that protects young undocumented immigrants raised in the United States from deportation. Ryan said Congress is nearing a deal to lift budget c

FREEBEACON.COM - 2018-01-18 17:40:05

Watch Paul Ryan take questions as critical House vote to avoid shutdown looms

[The stream is slated to start at 11:30 a.m., ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] House Speaker Paul Ryan takes questions Thursday as Congress faces yet another deadline to avoid a government shutdown. Some agencies will run out of money if Congress cannot ap

CNBC - 2018-01-18 16:14:03

Jimmy Kimmel spars with Ryan aide: 'Using kids' lives' as bargaining chips is 'disgusting'

Late night host Jimmy Kimmel slammed a top aide for Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanGOP leaders pitch children's health funding in plan to avert shutdownLawmakers see shutdown's odds risingFix what we've got and make Medicare right this yearMORE (R-Wis.) on Wednesday for the Republican effort to tie

THE HILL - 2018-01-18 14:52:22

Ali Velshi Breaks Down The Impending Government Shut Down

Helpful, not hopeful, information from Ali Velshi. Transcript: STEPHANIE RUHLE: I'm ready to bet you $2. It is a dangerous time to play chicken, but President Trump, there's one thing he's not afraid of, he's not afraid to play chicken. If he plays his hand this way, he's going to make Mitch McConne

CROOKSANDLIARS.COM - 2018-01-18 17:31:15

Ryan hits Democrats for holding the military 'hostage' over immigration

House Speaker Paul Ryan jabbed at Democrats on Thursday for tying a two-year deal to boost defense spending to immigration talks. Speaking on military readiness at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Wisconsin Republican predicted a budget cap deal is "very close" but complained

POLITICO - 2018-01-18 15:23:50

Ryan Urges Bid to Move People 'From Welfare to Work' This Year

House Speaker Paul Ryan said lawmakers should take steps this year to move people "from welfare to work" even though there isn't enough congressional support for a more extensive overhaul of entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare. Congress can enact targeted measures, Ryan said du

BLOOMBERG - 2018-01-18 15:41:50

Confused Trump Confuses Washington About GOP Strategy for Avoiding a Government Shutdown

The president does have an uncanny sense of bad timing on occasions. Even as congressional Republican leaders entered white-knuckle time with a complex proposal to get a spending bill through both Houses and avoid a January 19 government shutdown, Trump took to Twitter to knock down one of the props

NYMAG.COM - 2018-01-18 16:35:35

Paul Ryan: Military past 'breaking point' over budget cuts

Jan. 18 (UPI) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday budget cuts are putting services members' lives at stake by creating readiness problems in the military Between those financial moves and threats against national security, Ryan said the U.S. military has passed "the breaking point." "Instead of

UPI - 2018-01-18 17:14:52

Trump tweets create confusion on GOP plan to avert shutdown; Ryan tries to calm Republicans

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) sought to calm Republicans frustrated by President Trump's confusing tweets on children's health insurance, saying the White House supports a short-term bill to avert a government shutdown. Ryan, who spoke to Trump after the tweets posted Thursday morning, said the

MSN.COM - 2018-01-18 17:00:32