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Federal Trump, Ryan meet at Mar-a-Lago amid calls for action on gun violence

Trump, Ryan meet at Mar-a-Lago amid calls for action on gun violence

By Julia Manchester – 02/18/18 07:57 PM EST © Greg Nash President Trump on Sunday met with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) at Mar-a-Lago to discuss the Republican Party’s agenda, as calls grow for both the administration and Congress to take action on gun control in the wake of a deadly shooting at a nearby …

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Federal Ryan: ‘Do not’ doubt my commitment to solving DACA

Ryan: ‘Do not’ doubt my commitment to solving DACA

By Scott Wong – 02/08/18 01:05 PM EST Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Thursday had a message for his critics who don’t think he’s serious about protecting hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants: Don’t doubt me. “I know that there is a real commitment to solving the DACA challenge in both political parties. That’s …

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News The Real Cause of the Last Government Shutdown—and the Next One

The Real Cause of the Last Government Shutdown—and the Next One

Republican leaders have proven unable to enact any spending bills, despite controlling both houses of Congress. Paul Ryan speaks in front of Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer, and Nancy Pelosi on Capitol Hill on January 17, 2018.Evan Vucci / AP NORM ORNSTEIN 6:00 AM ET For Chuck Schumer and his Senate Democrats, the reaction since the …

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News Looming shutdown raises fundamental question: Can GOP govern?

Looming shutdown raises fundamental question: Can GOP govern?

Ryan calls spending disagreements ‘Washington melodrama’ House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said that rebuilding the military is his “highest priority,” and characterized the spending disagreements as “melodrama.” (Reuters) By Damian Paletta and Erica Werner January 18 at 10:39 PM The federal government late Thursday faced increasing odds of a partial shutdown, the culmination of a …

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Federal Ryan pledges ‘entitlement reform’ in 2018

Ryan pledges ‘entitlement reform’ in 2018

By Nathaniel Weixel – 12/06/17 05:24 PM EST © Greg Nash House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Wednesday said House Republicans will aim to cut spending on Medicare, Medicaid and welfare programs next year as a way to trim the federal deficit. “We’re going to have to get back next year at entitlement reform, which …

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News GOP schemes to raid working families’ life savings to help millionaires pay for yachts

GOP schemes to raid working families’ life savings to help millionaires pay for yachts

By Matthew Chapman   | October 23, 2017 The fraudulent GOP tax scheme could sharply raise taxes on retirement savings, but leaves a ridiculous loophole for yacht-owning millionaires completely intact. From the outset of the GOP’s farcical scheme to slash taxes on billionaires at the expense of working families, the Trump administration and congressional Republicans denied their …

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News Let’s Talk About Paul Ryan’s Scorching Duplicity on Gun Violence, Mental Health, and, Well, Everything

Let’s Talk About Paul Ryan’s Scorching Duplicity on Gun Violence, Mental Health, and, Well, Everything

Congressman Joe Kennedy III calls out the speaker of the House for bending the truth following Las Vegas massacre. By John NicholsTwitter Yesterday 1:10 pm Paul Ryan, the shameless political careerist who has surrendered the US House of Representatives to campaign donors and lobbyists, has a well-documented history of doing everything in his power to …

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Federal Paul Ryan Releases Official Response To Trump’s Pardon of Arpaio

Paul Ryan Releases Official Response To Trump’s Pardon of Arpaio

Posted By: S Nicholson August 26, 2017 President Donald Trump’s decision to pardon convicted former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been met with widespread condemnation, but it’s also rankled important members of his own party. House Speaker Paul Ryan became the latest high-profile GOP leader to oppose Trump’s pardon of Arpaio, who was recently …

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News During Visit A Factory Worker Tears Into Paul Ryan

During Visit A Factory Worker Tears Into Paul Ryan

For many Republicans in America’s heartland, the level of frustration with Washington D.C. is at an all time high. The GOP has the White House and both chambers on Capitol Hill, but little is being accomplished. The promises made to get elected going unfulfilled. Many waited eight long years through the previous administration, and their …

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