Speaker's Blog

Republican Steering Committee Recommends Rep. Diane Black for Budget Chair

February 14, 2017

Rep. Black has served as interim Budget Committee chair since January 3, 2017, when Dr. Tom Price, the new Secretary of Health and Human Services, stepped aside to focus on his confirmation process. Read More

Statement on First CRA Bill Signed into Law

February 14, 2017

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement after President Trump signed HJ Res. 41 into law. Passed by Congress under the Congressional Review Act, it repeals burdensome Dodd-Frank regulations on the energy industry Read More

What Health Care Should Look Like: Speaker Ryan’s Remarks from Leadership Press Conference

February 14, 2017

This morning at a press conference with Republican leaders—including Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR)—Speaker Ryan explained why House Republicans are working to repeal Obamacare and replace it with an improved health care system. Read More

One of Our Greatest Love Stories

February 14, 2017

On behalf of the whole House, I want to extend our best wishes to the Bush family.  This Valentine's Day, we are reminded that George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush are not just national treasures. Together, they are part of one of the greatest love stories in our history, more than seven decades running.  And we are keeping them in our thoughts. Read More

Statement on Meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

February 13, 2017

“I appreciated the opportunity to welcome Prime Minister Trudeau to the Capitol this afternoon. We had a productive discussion focused on ways to deepen ties between the U.S. and Canada with respect to trade and national security." Read More