• Donald Trump Jul 12, 2019

    Trump Unloads on Paul Ryan After ‘American Carnage' Excerpts

    President Donald Trump unloaded via Twitter on Republican former House Speaker Paul Ryan after Ryan’s comments critical of Trump appeared in excerpts from a new book. Ryan condemns Trump in “American Carnage,” by Tim Alberta of Politico, in excerpts running in various publications. Alberta wrote the former speaker, who retired from Congress in 2018, could not stand the idea of...

  • Donald Trump Dec 20, 2018

    Trump Won't Sign Spending Bill to Avoid Shutdown, Ryan Says

    House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that President Donald Trump would not sign a bill that would fund the government into February because it did not include funding for his border wall. Ryan said he is going back to the House to work with members on a bill that the president would sign.

  • Donald Trump Dec 19, 2018

    House Speaker Paul Ryan Bids Farewell to Congress

    Speaker of the House Paul Ryan gave his farewell address at the Capitol Thursday. In his speech, Ryan struggled to answer how politics could become less divisive going forward and what would need to be done to improve civility among all.

  • Donald Trump Oct 31, 2018

    Trump Slams Ryan for Opposing End to Birthright Citizenship

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday slammed House Speaker Paul Ryan for opposing his plan to sign an executive order that would end birthright citizenship, ripping the Wisconsin Republican as someone who knows “nothing about” the issue. “Paul Ryan should be focusing on holding the Majority rather than giving his opinions on Birthright Citizenship, something he knows nothing about!” Trump tweeted...

  • Donald Trump Sep 26, 2018

    Congress Sends Bill to Trump to Avert Government Shutdown

    Congress has approved a bill keeping the government open through Dec. 7, as lawmakers move to avert a government shutdown looming next week. The $854 billion bill also funds the military and a host of civilian agencies for the next year. The House approved the bill, 361-61, on Wednesday, a week after the Senate approved it, 93-7.

  • Donald Trump Aug 30, 2018

    Trump Says Government Won't Give Civilian Employees Raises in 2019

    President Donald Trump said Thursday that civilian employees of the federal government will not receive raises in 2019. In doing away with the 2.1 percent across-the-board pay increase that was scheduled to take effect in January, Trump said he was working to “put our Nation on a fiscally sustainable course.” Scrapping the raises will save more than $25 billion, Trump said.

  • Donald Trump Aug 27, 2018

    Under Pressure, Trump Re-Lowers White House Flag for McCain

    Glowering in public and near-silent for two days, President Donald Trump relented under pressure on Monday by tersely recognizing Sen. John McCain’s “service to our country” and re-lowering the White House flag. While much of the nation remembered McCain’s record as a war hero, longtime senator and presidential nominee over the weekend, Trump had nursed his grievances. McCain had been...

  • California Aug 9, 2018

    Secret Recording Shows GOP's Nunes Saying Rosenstein Impeachment Would Delay Supreme Court Pick

    Hard-line conservative Republicans in the House recently hit a roadblock in their effort to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein when Speaker Paul Ryan opposed the move. But one of those conservatives, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., gave a different explanation to donors recently when asked why the impeachment effort had stalled, NBC News reported. He said it’s because an impeachment...

  • Donald Trump Jul 28, 2018

    On Trade Policy, Trump Is Turning GOP Orthodoxy on Its Head

    President Donald Trump’s trade policies are turning long-established Republican orthodoxy on its head, marked by tariff fights and now $12 billion in farm aid that represents the type of government intervention GOP voters railed against a decade ago. President George W. Bush increased the number of countries partnering with the United States on free trade agreements from three to 16....

  • NBC NEWS Jul 26, 2018

    GOP Rep. Jim Jordan Running for Speaker of the House

    Republican Rep. Jim Jordan is running to replace House Speaker Paul Ryan, who is not seeking re-election in November. The Ohio representative told members of Congress in a letter Thursday about his intention to run for the leadership position. “President Trump has taken bold action on behalf of the American people,” Jordan wrote. “Congress has not held up its end...

  • Donald Trump Jun 7, 2018

    House GOP Factions at Odds as Immigration Showdown Nears

    Leaders of opposing House GOP factions are convening with Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday as Republican leaders try to prevent passage of legislation that would protect young immigrants in the country illegally from deportation by providing them with a path toward citizenship. The speaker fears the bill being pushed by GOP centrists for the immigrants known as “Dreamers” would be...

  • AMERICA May 24, 2018

    Harley-Davidson Workers Stunned by Plant Closure After Tax Cut

    Employees at Harley-Davidson’s Kansas City, Missouri, plant were shocked in January when the company announced that the plant would close next year, NBC News reported. Operations are being moved to the motorcycle manufacturer’s facility in York, Pennsylvania. The company is also building a new plant in Thailand. A Harley-Davidson spokesman said the Bangkok plant is “separate and unrelated” to the...

  • California May 9, 2018

    Group of House Republicans Defy Leadership in Bid to Force Immigration Votes

    A group of House Republicans are pushing ahead in an effort to force floor votes on a pack of four different immigration proposals, despite objections by GOP congressional leaders. If all Democrats back the effort, Republicans need at least 25 of their 236 members to sign onto a discharge petition filed Wednesday, which can be used to force votes on...

  • NBC NEWS May 4, 2018

    House Chaplain Wins Job Back After Scalding Letter to Ryan

    The embattled chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives has won his job back just hours after sending a scalding letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan that accused a top Ryan staff aide of telling him “something like ‘maybe it’s time that we had a Chaplain that wasn’t a Catholic.'” Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican, forced Reverend Pat Conroy to tender...

  • speaker Apr 27, 2018

    Speaker Ryan to Retire, Leaving Big Election-Year GOP Vacuum

    House Speaker Paul Ryan abruptly announced Wednesday he will retire rather than seek another term in Congress as the steady if reluctant wingman for President Donald Trump, sending new ripples of uncertainty through a Washington already on edge and a Republican Party bracing for a rough election year. The Wisconsin Republican cast the decision to end his 20-year career as...

  • United States Apr 26, 2018

    Speaker Paul Ryan Forces Out the House Chaplain, Angers Lawmakers

    In a move that’s outraged members of both parties, Speaker Paul Ryan has ousted the chaplain of the House of Representatives, according to the religious leader’s resignation letter. The Rev. Patrick Conroy wrote in an April 15 letter to Ryan obtained by NBC News: “As you have requested, I hereby offer my resignation as the 60th Chaplain of the United...

  • PRESIDENT Apr 17, 2018

    McConnell Slams Door on Mueller Protection Bill

    The effort to pass legislation to protect Robert Mueller’s job as special counsel appeared to hit a dead end Tuesday as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would not allow the bill to come to the floor for a full Senate vote, NBC News reported. “I’m the one who decides what we take to the floor. That’s my responsibility...

  • NBC Apr 13, 2018

    Speaker Ryan: Rep. McCarthy ‘Right Person' to Be Next Speaker

    House Speaker Paul Ryan has endorsed House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., to succeed him in his leadership role, Ryan said in an exclusive NBC interview. “I think we all believe that Kevin is the right person,” Ryan said in a “Meet the Press” interview to be aired Sunday. He then clarified that “our leadership team” thinks he’s the right...

  • WASHINGTON Apr 13, 2018

    ‘Late Night': A Closer Look at the Pee Tape Allegations

    Seth Meyers takes a closer look at Trump’s allies ramping up their attacks on Robert Mueller and Paul Ryan’s decision to get out of Washington.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Apr 12, 2018

    ‘Late Night': Roy Amberson Performs Ditty About Paul Ryan

    Roy Amberson stops by “Late Night” to perform a little ditty about Paul Ryan’s retirement.

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