Ryan's announcement this week that he won't defend his party's volatile presidential nominee and that GOP candidates should choose their own paths to victory — with or without Trump — has impelled some Republicans to suggest they may not back his re-election as speaker.
Ryan, 46, was his party's 2012 vice presidential candidate and many think he could run for the GOP presidential nomination in 2020 or beyond.
Here is House Speaker Paul Ryan’s latest position on his party’s presidential nominee: BREAKING– @SpeakerRyan tells house republicans he won't defend trump and will focus the next 29 days on keeping the house majority. — Jake Sherma...
The escalating clash between Paul Ryan and Donald Trump is prompting warnings of retaliation against the speaker from rank-and-file House Republicans. That means the Wisconsin Republican could face a rebellion … Click to Continue »
Donald Trump unleashed a series of Twitter messages on Tuesday attacking House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republicans who he said have been “disloyal” to him. The GOP presidential nominee seemed to infer that Ryan, the country’s to...
Ryan told GOP lawmakers this week that he won't defend his party's presidential candidate or campaign with him and urged them to do whatever it takes to win re-election.