Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Nev.) told a local news station that there is a “rumor” that Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) will resign soon, stepping up speculation about the Speaker’s political future. Ryan’s office denied that the Speaker is heading for the exit. Ryan has said he and his wife will decide in the spring about whether he will run for reelection. “The speaker is not resigning,” Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong said in a statement Monday. Questions about Ryan’s political future — and who could replace him has Speaker — have been swirling all year.
Read the rest of the story HERE:
Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.