Click here to view this media Former Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Sunday used the news that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had scrutinized tea party groups to slam the agency's connection to President...Show More Summary
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) weighed in on the Obama scandals today on FOX News Sunday, “We had to run against his empty promises. Now we are seeing big government in practice. Now we are seeing the arrogance, the cronyism in … Continue reading ?
Representative Paul Ryan described the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups as another example of the federal government’s ”arrogance of power, abuse of power to the nth degree.” “This is big-government cronyism,” Ryan said on FoxShow More Summary
(CNN) – One flashpoint at Friday’s House hearing on IRS targeting of conservative political groups seeking tax-exempt status occurred between acting agency chief Steven Miller and Republican Rep. Paul Ryan. The Wisconsin Republican and former vice presidential nominee was frustrated that Miller, who was briefed on the controversial IRS practices last May, failed to mention […]
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) blistered outgoing acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller on Friday at a House Ways Means Committee hearing and said it was difficult to conclude that he did not mislead the Committee last year about how the IRS had been targeting Tea Party and conservative groups. Show More Summary
Rep. Paul Ryan blasted acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller today during testimony at the House Ways and Means Committee hearing. Ryan pointed out the commissioner’s previous inaccurate statements to the committee. He also got Miller to admit that progressive groups … Continue reading ?
(Paul Mirengoff) Steve Miller, former acting Commissioner of the IRS, is testifying before the House Ways and Means Oversight subcommittee. Paul Ryan has just taken him to task for his prior testimony to Congress. Ryan demonstrated that Miller failed to meet his obligation to tell Congress the whole truth in his previous testimony. Show More Summary
There were lots of contenders this week. A trio of State Department witnesses showed us the best face of public service. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) laid out a conservative vision emphasizing community. Democrats, including liberal pundits, implored the president to stand … Continue reading ?
Pay all due attention to the little man behind the curtain. An argument worth forwarding, from Jon Chat at NYMag: Changes in the way we think about the world are not “news” in the classic sense — they occur gradually, without discrete events to signal them. But they matter. Two such developments have come together [...]
Paul Ryan is the commencement speaker today at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. Given Ryan's approach to budgeting, it's hard to come up with a more un-Benedictine choice for speaker. Maybe the college president is trying to show how radical the Benedictine approach to hospitality is.
"Progressivism is well-intentioned but it is also -- in my humble opinion -- arrogant and condescending."-- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), quoted by The Hill.
From Rep. Paul Ryan, about a "secret beer" he had last month with White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough: It was the first time I have had a candid conversation or a substantial conversation with a member of the Obama administration since they came into power. This time I'll make exactly the opposite point that I made in the previous post. Show More Summary
Michael Scherer reports on a secret meeting between White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)."The nighttime beer with Ryan created no breakthroughs, but the two men informally talked about the possibility of a bargain later this year that could bring down the deficit. Show More Summary
We also should address another vital question, one on which most people of every political and religious stripe presumably would agree: Shouldn't our nation's laws, policies and practices serve "the best interests of the child?"
Last night Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) received the Irving Kristol award from what has become the premier center-right think tank in D.C., the American Enterprise Institute. In his acceptance speech he sketched out an alternative to the progressive state, which … Continue reading ?
On April 10, the day President Obama released his 2014 budget, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough held a secret meeting with House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan at a K Street restaurant, Brasserie Beck, to talk, among other things, about possible resolutions to the deficit reduction standoff. Show More Summary
This comes from the department of dodged bullets or missed opportunities, depending on your predilections. But independent of your point of view it's a pointed reminder of the deceptiveness of the Romney campaign....
ELKHORN WI — At a Wisconsin town hall last week, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) offered his strongest endorsement yet of a key financial reform generally pushed by Democratic lawmakers. In the past, Ryan held a more lukewarm position on the Volcker Rule, where he endorsed the concept in theory but not in name. By banning [...]
In a 69-27 vote, the Senate on Monday passed its Internet sales tax bill. The bill now moves to the House, where it faces a tougher road to passage. Conservatives and Republicans are split on the issue. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) has expressed...Show More Summary
A top House Republican lawmaker said he didn’t think that a “grand bargain” to reach a broad deficit-reduction agreement would be reached in the near term, casting new doubts on the chances for such a deal.