Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers thanked political ally House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday for his service after the Wisconsin politician announced he wouldn't seek re-election. "First and foremost, Paul is a family man and we admire him for that".
Ryan and his wife have three children.
Ryan said he planned to focus on his family. Instead, he has been complicit in allowing Spanky to run amok, causing chaos in the White House and doing his best to wreck our democracy.
"It's always weighed heavily on him. and at a moment like this when his kids are reaching the same age as when his father passed away, it's especially poignant", the person familiar with the decision told reporters.
"I didn't want this job at first", Ryan said, but went to say he was proud of what Congress had achieved.
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The issue took a communal turn after the main accused Sanji Ram's association with a Hindu-wing group came to the light. A PTI report said the eight-year-old girl had gone missing on January 10 while grazing horses in the forest.
Mark Meadows, head of the conservative House Freedom Caucus that played a key role in Boehner's departure, was asked by reporters if he had been approached about becoming speaker.
"We're getting way ahead of ourselves".
The Ohio Republican, who retired from politics in 2015, once said he was "unalterably opposed" to legalising marijuana. But conservatives aren't likely to roll over to keep the same leadership team.
The jockeying among Republicans in the House for Ryan's seat had already begun.
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Much of that scoring came without All-Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo , who has been out of the Cubs' lineup with a back injury. The Cubs' new-look bullpen has shined so far. "We've got a lot of guys with a lot of good stuff", Morrow said.
But Stivers also expressed optimism that Ryan would pitch in with the GOP midterm efforts this year.
"The Speaker has been an avid advocate for his point of view and for the people of his district", House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said in a statement. On Wednesday, Ryan said that increasing defense spending and the reform of the tax code were his two biggest achievements.
"Speaker Ryan didn't seek this office, this office sought him. This was a hard decision to make, and I wish Paul and his family all the best in the future", she said.
However, Kevin Seifert says Ryan is committed to keeping the seat that he has held for 20 years in Republican hands. "During his final months, Democrats are hopeful that he joins us to work constructively to advance better futures for all Americans".
"Today I am announcing that this year will be my last one as a member of the House", Ryan said at a news conference.
Steil also did not respond to request for comment Wednesday morning. "I will serve my full term as I was elected to do".
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The day began slightly on a disappointing note after defending champion Jitu Rai bowed out of 50m pistol finals event quickly. Shreyasi shot 96 in the finals and beat Australia's Emma Cox 2 shots to 1 in the shoot-off at Belmont Shooting Centre.
Rumors that he may leave office ― either before or after the 2018 midterms ― have circulated for months, in particular after Ryan led the overhaul of the US tax code in December.