“For once we extol a preference by Paul Ryan!” “He knows the hop is up, and he wants to leave uninformed and clean.” House Speaker Paul Ryan announced on Wednesday that he’ll be withdrawal Congress, and Newsroom readers have some clever feelings about his decision.
At a GOP assembly in the Capitol, Ryan suggested he won’t be seeking reelection in November. He skeleton to leave his position at the end of his tenure in January. “I did not find this job. we took it reluctantly. But we have given this pursuit all that we have,” he said. “To be clear, we am not resigning. we intend to offer my full tenure as we was inaugurated to do.”
Newsroom comments have poured in, with a infancy ancillary his resignation: “One more step in the right direction.” Another reader wrote, “With Ryan left maybe Social Security is safe.”
After scarcely 20 years in the House, Ryan pronounced he wanted to spend more time with his family. President Trump tweeted: “Speaker Paul Ryan is a truly good man, and while he will not be seeking re-election, he will leave a bequest of feat that nobody can question. We are with you Paul!”
Who will reinstate Ryan? House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is a probable choice. Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana is also pronounced to be in the running.
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