Podcast: Paul Ryan Departure Leaves GOP Spinning

Political Theater, Episode 14

Speaker of the House Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., arrives for a press conference to announce his won't seek re-election on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Press Secretary Ash Lee Strong leads the way. Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call

Speaker Paul D. Ryan's announcement that he will not seek re-election once he finishes out his term has set off a scramble on several fronts including who will bring in the boatloads of cash that he raised for the GOP. CQ lobbying reporter Kate Ackley and Inside Elections' Nathan Gonzales explain.


Paul Ryan Intends to Serve Out Term as Speaker, Hints at Endorsing Potential Successor

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