Statement on Today’s Tragic Accident on Capitol Grounds |

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement today:

“This morning, a tragic accident on Capitol grounds took the life of Matthew McClanahan, a pipefitter for the Architect of the Capitol. Matthew and his wife, Lauren, have two young children, Evie and Matthew. Their loss is so sudden and unimaginable. I ask my colleagues and everyone in the Capitol community to keep Matthew’s loved ones in your thoughts and prayers.”