Notes on a possible intra-conservative policy divide.
"The coming fight among conservative intellectuals."
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) does not get a lot of buzz these days about the 2016 presidential nomination. That is in part by design. In focusing on policy issues and his transition to the Ways and Means Committee chairmanship, he lets others take on the bright, hot light of media attention and criticism. […]
"The email scandal, and it is a scandal, it is a crime, broke 11 days ago, and it took six days, it took Paul Ryan erupting at the IRS commissioner six days later for the media to cover this [on] the evening news," Media Research Center...Show More Summary
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) had a very good week. With Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s primary election loss, he becomes all the more crucial to the policy direction of the House. He wisely took himself out of the running as majority leader, which these days makes you a target for tea party types and demands time away […]
During a contentious House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Capitol Hill Friday, former vice presidential nominee and Republican Rep....
The Big Three networks' Friday evening newscasts finally noticed the latest development in the IRS scandal (they omitted it on Thursday), after Rep. Paul Ryan grilled Commissioner John Koskinen earlier in the day. ABC's David Muir spotlighted...Show More Summary
On Friday’s edition of CNN Newsroom with Don Lemon, host Don Lemon and CNN chief congressional correspondent Dana Bash made some unusual remarks about a Republican, but later retreated to downplaying one of the many scandals facing the...Show More Summary
Earlier today, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) ripped into the IRS commissioner, John Koskinen, over the serial falsehoods of the Obama Administration regarding the IRS scandal. The clip is here and Ryan points out that “nobody believes you” to the Koskinen. I saw a small bit of Koskinen’s testimony and the clearest impression I took was […]
OUCH: Paul Ryan: “Nobody believes you.”
Said Paul Ryan, in what the NYT is characterizing as a "shouting match":"Sitting here listening to this testimony, I don’t believe it,” Representative Paul D. Ryan, Republican of Wisconsin, told the commissioner, John Koskinen, at a hearing of the Ways and Means Committee. “That’s your problem. No one believes you.”Video:
The plot thickens.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) went off on shady IRS Commissioner John Koskinen today during testimony on the “lost” Lois Lerner emails. The IRS notifies Congress last week that they had lost two years of Lerner’s emails. It’s about time someone … Continue reading ?
Paul Ryan gave a speech today at the Center for a New …
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke with a Hispanic audience in July 2013 about his motives for pushing immigration reform in the House of Representatives. Then in October Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) reportedly wrote a bill that will grant citizenship to … Continue reading ?
As soon as it was announced that the Obama administration had negotiated the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdal in exchange for 5 hardened terrorists held at Guantanamo Bay, Republicans and surprisingly, even some Democrats, have raised questions about the legality of it all. Show More Summary
Oh, Paul Ryan, please don't put that image in my head.Have you ever been mistaken for a celebrity (or if you are a celebrity, for some other celebrity)? If so, what do you do? My father used to get mistaken for Frank Sinatra. He gave autographs!
Politico reports: “Rep. Paul Ryan told a group of business elites and donors at a New York City fundraiser that he’s asking friends and supporters ‘to keep their powder dry’ as he mulls a 2016 presidential bid, two attendees told POLITICO.” However, when Politico questioned Ryan directly, he repeated the exact same line he has […]
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee recently portrayed Republican U.S. House candidate Lee Zeldin as a "coward" on its website for refusing to oppose Paul Ryan’s budget. To illustrate this they posted a picture of Zeldin’s face on the body of the cowardly lion from The Wizard of Oz. Show More Summary