Scalise Weighs In On Ryan's Retirement

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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise says he's "grateful" for Paul Ryan's leadership after the House Speaker announced Wednesday he will not run for re-election.

House Speaker Paul Ryan Will Not Seek Re-election
House Speaker Paul Ryan Will Not Seek Re-election
Paul Ryan, the Speaker of the House and former Vice-Presidential candidate, will not seek re-election in the upcoming 2018 election.

"I look forward to working with (Ryan) for the remainder of his time in the House to advance President Trump's agenda," said Scalise.

 

POLITICO has thrown out the idea that Scalise could try to make a move for the Speaker's position.

Rep. Scalise Downplays House Speaker Talk
Rep. Scalise Downplays House Speaker Talk
Politico reports that House Majority Whip might make a play for the Speakership if Paul Ryan retires

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