Ryan on Iran Deal and Pope Francis’ Address to Congress

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday morning, Wisconsin’s First District Congressman and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan spoke with WLIP’s Bill Lawrence and WRJN’s Mike Clemens about his concerns with the Iran deal and his excitement for Pope Francis’ upcoming address to a Joint Meeting of Congress. Excerpts of Ryan’s interviews with WLIP and WRJN follow. On the Iran Deal: “Well, it legitimizes ...

House Takes Step Toward Long-Term Highway Bill

WASHINGTON, DC — This afternoon, as part of the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act, the House voted to extend the authorization for our highways and transit program through October 29. The legislation also provides funding estimated to close the highway trust fund shortfall through December. Following House passage, Congressman and House Ways and Means Committee...

Ryan on Administration’s Deal with Iran: ‘This is a terrible deal’

Washington, DC – Wisconsin Congressman and House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after the Obama Administration announced an agreement on nuclear negotiations with Iran: “This is a terrible deal. It will not prevent Iran from expanding its nuclear programs, and it will only delay its development of nuclear weapons. The Administration has mishandled these neg...

Ryan Urges Senate to Pass Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Bill

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the House passed H.R. 1831, The Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act. In response, Congressman and House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement: "Creating this commission is the first step in a long-term effort to change the mindset in Washington. When we’re making policy, we shouldn’t focus on effort, but results. And we need the best...

Ryan Statement Upon Enactment of TPA

WASHINGTON, DC — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement after President Obama signed into law legislation reauthorizing trade promotion authority (TPA) as well as a bill extending trade preferences programs and trade adjustment assistance. Chairman Ryan was the primary sponsor of the TPA bill in the House. "America is now back in the game. With TP...

Ryan on Milking Goats in Racine, Advancing H.R. 1831, and Working on Long-Term Funding for our Nation’s Transit Systems

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning, Wisconsin’s First District Congressman and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke with WRJN’s Ted Ehlen and WLIP’s Bill Lawrence about attending county fairs across southern Wisconsin and the importance of assisting constituents with problems they encounter with the federal government. During the interviews, Congressman Ryan also discussed t...

House Sends Senate Extension of Highway Program

WASHINGTON, DC — House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the following statement after the House passed legislation by a bipartisan vote of 312-119 to authorize and finance our highway and transit programs through the end of the year. “The House has now taken the first step to providing the stability and predictability that our highway program needs. This plan gives us ou...

Paul Ryan on Promoting American Trade and Replacing Obamacare

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning, Wisconsin Congressman and House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke with John Dickerson, host of CBS's Face the Nation , about the passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and why it is critical for America to lead in a global economy. Chairman Ryan also discussed the Supreme Court’s ruling in the King v. Burwell case and the need to replace Obamacare ...