Local Reaction On Speaker Paul Ryan's Announcement

Reports: Ryan to Retire From Congress

Reports: Ryan to Retire From Congress

The Trumpian revolution, which Ryan had long resisted, appeared to have claimed another victory, dispatching another occasional critic and reaffirming the president's growing hold on a shrinking electoral coalition. "That has prevented Republicans and Democrats alike from doing their jobs offering amendments on the House floor, and put this Congress on track to become the most closed Congress ever".

Ryan joins almost 30 House Republicans who have announced this year they are retiring outright.

However, a lot of "former" congressmen have moved on to the presidency, and come January 2019, that's exactly what Paul Ryan will be. Ryan is a strong believer in the liberal economics espoused by Friedrich Hayek and Milton Friedman with a primary political interest of cutting government spending, lessening regulation and lowering taxes. Four years later, as Trump was gaining popularity, Ryan warned the country of the divisive tactics the president continues to employ. "Wisconsin voters know he's spent his time as Governor chasing national celebrity at the cost of Wisconsin's middle class families, and no level of blaring alarm bells can change that".

"Then, when he leaves the White House, they revert back". But Ryan didn't bring up the Trump administration's minority problem all on his own.

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But throughout it all, Trump's power within the party continued to grow, as Ryan's waned. Ryan's leaving because, with a belligerent president unable to effectively rule and under investigation for collusion, dissension within the Republican party between moderates and hardliners and dwindling prospects in the upcoming midterm elections, the future is looking pretty damn bleak for a party that, just two years ago, was trumpeting the start of a new, Trumpian era in the United States.

"This is going to be a challenging year", Pennsylvania Rep. Charlie Dent said.

Mr. Ryan was a big step up in leadership for the House GOP, which, arguably, has not had a first-rate leader since Gerald Ford in the 1960s and 1970s.

It would hardly assure that Trump's opponents could force him from office. "Paul Ryan is the single least popular political leader in the country", said Jeb Fain, a spokesman for the Democrat-supporting House Majority PAC, before Ryan announced his retirement. The profile boost, which comes with fundraising and organizational help, was an early sign of the party's optimism about toppling Ryan and the GOP majority. He had just hosted a donor retreat last week in Texas, and most officials believed he would not leave until after November.

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Republicans were quick to say they would forcefully defend the seat, and prospective candidates are already scrambling to assess a possible run. "The speaker thanked the chief of staff for being one of the sane guys in office". "I've been here 20 years in Congress".

Ryan dismissed concerns that his retirement may affect Republican efforts to keep its majority in the House. With few actual accomplishments Paul Ryan was somehow placed on a pedestal as some gifted intellectual. "I took it reluctantly".

For his part, Ryan maintained Wednesday that his departure would have no impact on the 2018 landscape. David Wasserman, a leading analyst of House races at the Cook Political Report, calls Ryan's announcement "a deep blow to his party's morale" and says the odds of a Democratic victory in November have risen to 75 percent.

"I think everybody will start jockeying for position immediately", said Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., the chairman of the conservative Freedom Caucus.

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