In terms of political theatre, Donald Trump’s press conference on Thursday was the event of the week, or maybe the year. Strictly in policy terms, though, it was less important than the media briefing that Paul Ryan, the House Speaker,...Show More Summary
In an attempt to project some semblance of party unity and momentum, House Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled the latest Republican roadmap for replacing the Affordable Care Act this week. It is not the most detailed document—more a collection of broad-stroke ideas than a concrete policy plan—and it's unclear how much support it would find in Congress. Show More Summary
A quest to repeat the Bush tax cuts, but without the fatal weakness.
House Speaker Paul Ryan is predicting big things from the Trump administration over the next four years. In an interview with Sean Hannity of Fox News, Ryan made the case for President Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress. Ryan...Show More Summary
Alas, he doesn’t seem to have gotten the alternative fact that it’s a neoliberal sellout to insurance interests, and instead seems to think that it was a substantial redistribution in wealth and increase in regulation: Republicans in Congress have been saying for months that they are working on a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare […]
House Speaker Paul Ryan publicly declared last month that there would not be a "deportation force" going after undocumented immigrants and their families in the Trump regime. He also said "Everybody thinks that there's some deportation force that's being assembled. That's not happening; that's not true. [...]Show More Summary
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) outlined a health-care plan to his members yesterday. Surprisingly, it did not include much detail, either because the speaker has not gotten that far or because he’s afraid of the reaction when the numbers are revealed. The basic outline comes from his “A Better Way” health-care plan. The Associated Press reports: It features […]
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Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) is the lone outspoken critic of President Donald Trump among House Republicans — but he wishes his colleagues, especially Speaker Paul Ryan, would perform their constitutional duty to check the chief executive’s power. The South Carolina Republican, whose own...
“Paul Ryan showed up to Senate Republicans’ weekly lunch on Tuesday hoping to salvage a controversial pillar of his tax reform plan that would change how imports and exports are taxed,” Politico reports. The next day, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) [...]
Hey, no one said Speaker Ryan wasn't a smart guy. (Actually, many people have, but whatever.) Anyhow the Republicans have published an outline of their proposal for an Obamacare replacement. It seems designed to ensure that tens of millions...Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) April Ryan is a reporter for American Urban Radio Networks. Last week, after a tense exchange with White House aide Omarosa Manigault, she leveled several accusations. Ryan claimed that Manigault told her she was among a group of reporters on whom the White House is keeping dossiers with negative information. Show More Summary
Paul Ryan outlined the latest Republican replacement for Obamacare today. Here's the nickel summary from the New York Times: The Republican plan includes tax credits to help people buy insurance and new incentives for consumers to establish savings accounts to pay medical expenses. Show More Summary
Campaign Action Remember when Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan were going to prove that Republicans could govern, and all they needed was a unified government? Once they had both chambers of Congress and the White House, it was going to be all business. Show More Summary
Here we go again. President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) say their proposals for repealing and “replacing” the Affordable Care Act will be ready really, really soon. Next month, in fact. And they swear this won’t...Show More Summary
House Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters Thursday that the GOP would deliver legislation to repeal and replace the ACA, but offered no details. Continue reading ? The post House GOP struggles for consensus on replacing health law appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
"It has become increasingly clear that this law is collapsing."
Speaker Paul Ryan said the legislation will give more power to consumers.