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Paul Ryan won't seek re-election

Paul Ryan won't seek re-election

US House Speaker Paul Ryan, the top Republican in Congress, has told fellow Republicans in the House of Representatives that he will not seek re-election in November, his office said.

Ryan, R-Wis., told colleagues Wednesday that he will not seek reelection this year, ending a almost 20-year tenure in Congress and adding further uncertainty about whether embattled Republicans can maintain control of the House.

"This morning Speaker Ryan shared with his colleagues that this will be his a year ago as a member of the House", Brendan Buck said. He said Ryan is "ready to devote more of his time to being a husband and a father".

Ryan is expected to address his future intents in a closed-door conference with the GOP later this morning.

More than likely the next speaker will either be House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) or House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA).

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The news of Ryan's retirement was first reported by Axios.

Ryan's future on Capitol Hill had been a topic of conversation ahead of a hard campaign season, as Republicans try to keep the House majority.

Confidantes of Ryan have said that part of his decision comes from how frustrating it is to work with President Trump.

For months, speculation has suggested Ryan, R-Janesville, would retire from Congress after serving there for two decades. Ryan, who was drafted to serve as speaker after Rep.


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