Top US Republican Paul Ryan won't seek re-election
12 April, 2018, 00:51 | Author: Orlando Hughes
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., says tax cuts passed previous year will secure House Speaker Paul Ryan's legacy. "We are with you Paul!" the president tweeted following the announcement. Ryan has represented Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District since 1999.
The chairman of the NRCC, Rep. Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, praised Ryan as a fighter for change and as a key leader in the battle to pass a comprehensive tax reform package previous year.
Ryan's spokesman said in a statement, "After almost 20 years in the House, the speaker is proud of all that has been accomplished and is ready to devotemore of his time to being a husband and a father".
If Republicans lose their House majority - and many saw Ryan's retirement as confirmation of that possibility - the speaker's race will move to the Democratic caucus and it could be even more contentious and crowded.
With the tax law enacted, Ryan reportedly decided it was the right time to step away. Ryan reluctantly ran to replace then-Speaker Boehner of OH, who retired after sparring regularly with the most conservative members of his conference, including many members of the House Freedom Caucus.
"One of the greatest honors of my professional life has been working with and learning from Paul Ryan", she said.
The 48-year-old has held the position of speaker since the retirement of former House Speaker John Boehner in 2015.
The Ryan campaign, one of the most prolific and battle-tested finance juggernauts in politics, will decide how to hand off the keys to a war chest worth millions of dollars, a Republican strategist close to leadership circles told CNBC.
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The number two Republican, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, is a frontrunner for the speaker's job, should the party maintain its majority.
There's a short list of possible Speaker of the House replacements for Rep. Paul Ryan who announced on Wednesday he's not running for re-election.
He said he wants to spend more time with his children, noting that his daughter was 13 when he became speaker.
"Look, if we're doing fine I have no plans of going anywhere any time soon", Ryan said.
Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the US Senate, praised Ryan as "a good man who is always true to his word".
"What I realize is if I am here for one more term, my kids will only have ever known me as a weekend dad", he said. Ryan will serve out his full term and informed fellow Republicans of his plans Wednesday during a meeting of the GOP conference.
He became the GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's running mate in 2012.
Ryan spokesman Brendan Buck said in a statement that Ryan was proud of his achievements and ready to focus on his family.
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