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Paul Ryan's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (WI) - District 1, Republican Speaker of the House
Date Title
Oct. 16, 2018 Tweet - "America's economic turnaround continues to defy the skeptics. THEN, "But wages and productivity still lag." NOW, Wages and benefits are growing at their fastest rate in 10 years, and productivity is rising at its fastest rate in 3 years."
Oct. 15, 2018 Tweet - "ISIS-K in Afghanistan is an under-appreciated threat. The United States, the @ResoluteSupport coalition, and our Afghan allies must redouble our efforts to degrade and defeat them."
Oct. 14, 2018 Tweet - "Two years ago, @HouseGOP set out to build something better. Now, our economy is on the move again. We have the best military in the world. Workers are back on the path of life. And communities are back on the rise."
Oct. 12, 2018 Tweet - "There's no greater honor than visiting our troops--and that's why I wanted to thank the brave men and women serving in Afghanistan for my last congressional delegation as Speaker of the House."
Oct. 12, 2018 Tweet - "Fighting terrorism in this region remains in our nation's vital interest. Chairman Thornberry and I traveled to several locations in Afghanistan to assess the conflict and it's clear our military campaign has laid the foundation for our diplomatic efforts."
Oct. 12, 2018 Speaker Ryan Visits U.S. Troops in Afghanistan
Oct. 11, 2018 Tweet - "Obamacare meant fewer choices. "Medicare for All" means no choices--it's a full government takeover of healthcare. This means everyone--no matter how much you like your plan--would have their plan taken away."
Oct. 10, 2018 Tweet - "For too long, violent criminals have been able to skirt the law due to the DNA backlog. The Justice Served Act gives state and local prosecutors the needed resources to bring justice to cold cases. Proud to see it become law."
Oct. 9, 2018 Tweet - "Those who exploit our country's most vulnerable must be stopped. Since we passed legislation in March that cracked down on bad actor websites facilitating human trafficking, there's been a 62% reduction in this kind of advertising in North America."
Oct. 9, 2018 Tweet - "Nikki Haley has been a clear, consistent, and powerful voice for America's interests and democratic principles on the world stage. She challenged friend and foe to be better. I am saddened that she is leaving the administration, but so grateful for her service. Thank you, Nikki."
Oct. 9, 2018 Tweet - "Undoing years of military cuts was a top priority. We: Gave our troops their biggest pay raise in 9 years, Fully funded the Pentagon, Addressed our military readiness crisis Sec. Mattis is getting what he needs to build a more agile, lethal 21st-century fighting force."
Oct. 8, 2018 Tweet - "Republicans have focused on policies that will improve people's lives--but it's becoming evident Washington Democrats don't see things this way. They've called for: Raising taxes on hardworking Americans, Abolishing @ICEgov, A full government takeover of health care"
Oct. 8, 2018 Speaker Ryan's Remarks at the National Press Club
Oct. 8, 2018 Tweet - "Two years ago, @HouseGOP offered the country a unified, optimistic policy agenda--#ABetterWay. Today: The unemployment rate is at 49-year low, Wages and benefits are up, 9/10 workers will see more take home pay America's economy and its workers are #BetterOffNow."
Oct. 5, 2018 Now Law: Longest FAA Reauthorization Since 1982
Oct. 5, 2018 Unemployment Rate Falls to 49-Year Low
Oct. 5, 2018 Tweet - "Unemployment just hit its lowest point in nearly 50 years--yet another sign that Republicans' pro-growth economic policies are making American workers #BetterOffNow."q
Oct. 3, 2018 Tweet - "Every community has been affected by the #OpioidEpidemic. Helping those suffering at the hands of addiction has been a priority of this Congress. This overwhelmingly bipartisan legislation will save lives and I'm proud it will soon become law."
Oct. 2, 2018 Tweet - "Can you believe Congress passed something unanimously? Music has a way of bringing people together. The #MusicModernizationAct puts songwriters back in charge of their own work and makes sure they get paid what they deserve when their music is streamed."
Oct. 1, 2018 Statement on Trade Agreement with Mexico, Canada
Sept. 29, 2018 Tweet - "Now more than ever, we rely on the internet to discover new artists and listen to our favorite hits, but the way songwriters get paid is still stuck in past. The #MusicModernizationAct changes that and will make sure they are paid fair market value when their songs are played."
Sept. 28, 2018 Tweet - "Tax reform is working. The American economy and our workforce are thriving. These Tax Reform 2.0 bills make lower rates for individuals and small business permanent, and help families further plan for the future."
Sept. 28, 2018 Speaker Ryan Statement on House Passage of Tax Reform 2.0
Sept. 28, 2018 Substance Use-Disorder Prevention That Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act
Sept. 28, 2018 Tweet - "More than 100 lives are lost each day to the #OpioidCrisis. Think about that--100 Americans each day. That's why this situation is so urgent. This bipartisan legislation will ensure anyone who needs help is not too isolated to receive it."
Sept. 27, 2018 Tweet - "Fully funding America's military ensures we remain the world's leading fighting force. This bipartisan defense funding bill that also gives our troops their biggest pay raise in 9 years is off to the @WhiteHouse."
Sept. 26, 2018 Tweet - "Breaking news, Our men and women in uniform are set to receive their biggest pay raise in 9 years! Congress just approved it and next, it's off to the White House. We are fully funding America's military so they can plan for the long term."
Sept. 26, 2018 Tweet - "Our military cannot continue operating without the ability to plan for the long term. Today's defense funding bill will bring certainty to our Armed Forces, ensuring America's military remains the world's leading fighting force."
Sept. 26, 2018 Speaker Ryan Discusses Defense Funding, FAA Reauthorization
Sept. 26, 2018 Speaker Ryan's Remarks at Annual "Washington A Man of Prayer' Event
Sept. 20, 2018 Tweet - "A strong military is imperative to deterring our adversaries and protecting our interests on the world stage. That's why Congress will soon take action to continue rebuilding our military and supporting our service members."
Sept. 19, 2018 Tweet - "Under our old tax code, American businesses weren't able to compete globally. With our new tax system, we're seeing faster economic growth, faster wage growth, and the jobless rate at a historic low."
Sept. 18, 2018 Speaker Ryan Talks Tax Reform, Civil Society at WisPolitics Q&A
Sept. 18, 2018 Tweet - "Stability and predictability are critical for our national security. Yet years of budget uncertainty have exacerbated a staggering military readiness crisis. Congress will soon take action on a defense funding bill to continue rebuilding our military."
Sept. 18, 2018 Statement on Senate Vote to Fund National Defense and Fight the Opioid Epidemic
Sept. 17, 2018 Speaker Ryan Statement on Opioid Legislation
Sept. 17, 2018 Tweet - "The opioid epidemic continues to ravage our communities. Helping people suffering at the hands of addiction has been a priority of this Congress, and I look forward to working with the Senate to get a final bill to the president's desk soon. "
Sept. 14, 2018 Tweet - "We have no higher responsibility than our national defense. This bipartisan legislation that rebuilds our military infrastructure, improves care for our veterans, and strengthens our electrical grid is now off to the @WhiteHouse."
Sept. 13, 2018 House Passes America's Water Infrastructure Act
Sept. 13, 2018 Tweet - "Russia remains a threat to democracy here and around the world. I'm pleased that the president has taken this proactive step to guard against interference in our election. We must maintain a robust defense against Russia's continued attacks on our institutions."
Sept. 13, 2018 Tweet - "Breaking The House just voted overwhelmingly to upgrade America's water infrastructure. This important action will improve ports, dams, and waterways to facilitate commerce within our borders and connect U.S. producers and consumers with the international marketplace."
Sept. 13, 2018 Speaker Ryan Touts Resources for Veterans, National Security in First Minibus Package
Sept. 12, 2018 Tweet - "Civil society--neighborhoods, religious organizations, community groups--is under duress in America. These spaces, not the federal government, are the most important institutions in our lives."
Sept. 12, 2018 Tweet - "Our military infrastructure is at a crisis point. The government funding package Congress will consider this week is crucial to the rebuilding of our military and supporting our national security interests."
Sept. 12, 2018 Tweet - "Tax reform is having exactly the results we were hoping for--faster economic expansion, rising wage growth, and companies bringing money back home to America."
Sept. 11, 2018 Tweet - "Let us all take a moment today to remember the thousands of lives lost on September 11, 2001 and their families. May we also #NeverForget our nation's first responders who ran into danger on that day to help their fellow Americans."
Sept. 11, 2018 Where I was on September 11th
Sept. 10, 2018 Statement on Introduction of First Minibus Conference Report
Sept. 6, 2018 Speaker Ryan Discusses Healthy Job Market At Weekly Press Conference
Sept. 5, 2018 Statement on Passage of the Empowering Students through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act
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