Well, depending on the outcome of November elections it may not be up to them ... which at this point is just fine with us.
"You all know I did not seek this job", Ryan said, addressing reporters. "I took it reluctantly", he told reporters - again - at the press conference. And I have no regrets whatsoever for having accepted this responsibility. A source close to Ryan said this was not true, however.
And it's not likely that will change anytime soon.
Ryan has three teenage children.
"I think we have achieved a heck of a lot", Ryan said, noting that Republicans "did big things". "This really was two things: I have accomplished much of what I came here to do".
It will be a loss, no matter how Ryan spins it.
He also voiced unease at candidate Trump's call for banning the entry of Muslims into the United States and his criticism of a Mexican-American U.S. judge. Sign in or Sign up today! In 2010, President Obama signed the act into law.
In a strongly Democratic political environment like this one, Washington's Dave Reichert and New Jersey's Frank LoBiondo were arguably the two most valuable possible retirement for the Democrats.
Ryan's announcement marked the latest upheaval in Washington in the second year of Trump's presidency, following the firings and resignations of a series of senior White House officials and Cabinet members.
A self-styled budget guru, Ryan had made tax cuts a centerpiece of his legislative agenda - and a personal cause - which Congress delivered on that late last year.
Ryan joined a growing list of lawmakers who have decided against seeking re-election.
"Trump as president has been a challenge for traditional Republicans like Ryan".
The party, deeply fractured between conservatives and moderates, has been described as ungovernable.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, in a telephone interview from Italy, said Ryan likely grew "tired" of the job. "What I realised is if I serve for one more term my kids will only have known me as a weekend dad". That was good news for the large majorities who support Medicare, but has to count as a sound defeat for Ryan.
In 2016, Trump slammed Ryan as a "very weak and ineffective leader". Trump wrote in a Twitterpost. "Kevin reached out early on to have a dialogue. and they just developed a trust over time".
Tributes poured in from fellow Republicans including Trump, who called him "a truly good man". He also touts his "legacy of achievement that nobody can question". British and French forces can be expected to take part in the response. He interned for Wisconsin GOP Sen. Help new listeners discover the show by leaving us a rating and review on iTunes. "That's got to be a nightmare for any speaker of the House". He says the headwinds facing Republicans in November played no factor in his decision.
In retrospect, this is a clear and obvious choice that makes sense for Ryan at this moment in time. But Ryan and Ross's districts were on the Swing Left map of seats the group considers "winnable" before they announced their retirement.
He became the GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's running mate in 2012.
"Meet the new boss: Same as the old boss", we wrote.
Referring to removing Mueller, Republican Senator Bob Corker said on Tuesday it would be a "massive mistake for the president to do that", adding he had told the president as much. He will retire in January, at the conclusion of his term. They often become lightning rods for political partisanship. They stifled any and all attempts to enact sensible gun laws. Janesville teacher Cathy Myers was also running on the Democratic side. If you put some distance with president, those in the Resistance movement will say you're a sycophant; it's never enough. The primary is Aug. 14.
Dent said Ryan was always a "reluctant speaker" who was frustrated by the GOP divisions and the Trump administration.
Facebook banned the app in 2015, but the data collected was not destroyed, in violation of Facebook's personal data policy. Democrats like Nelson have argued that federal laws might be necessary to ensure user privacy.
One of those officials was responsible for British soccer fans headed to Russia for the games, according to Johnson. A typical presidential campaign would have no more than five or six paid people pushing social media content.
We are closely following the horrifying news from Gaza this morning. "Violence furthers neither of those goals", she added. Israeli troops used tear gas and live fire to force back Palestinians who approached the heavily fortified border fence.
Der Innenverteidiger hat seine Adduktorenbeschwerden überwunden und dürfte ebenfalls eine Option für die Startelf am Sonntag sein. Trotz der eigenen Erfolgsserie und dieser Schwächung des Gegners stellte sich Hoffenheim zunächst einmal nur plump hinten rein.
He set up the third goal with an exquisite cross to Sadio Mane, who dissected the City defence to head past Ederson. Attack City, and they can be beaten. "He still has a lot of things to improve but he is an outstanding talent".
Absolutely, Zuckerberg responded, saying later in an exchange with Sen. "There will always be a version of Facebook that is free". Zuckerberg said Facebook is going through "a broader philosophical shift in how we approach our responsibility as a company".
His flicks and touches are exquisite and make him hard to mark and when on song, he looks a class above everyone in midfield. The post Ilkay Gundogan Had Barcelona Medical Before He Joined Manchester City appeared first on 360Nobs.com .
Its latest S9 Plus phone (see Independent.ie for full model review) is probably the company's most accomplished device. Therefore, a sensor must be installed that is smaller than a finger and can still register an entire finger.
In a tweet earlier this week Musk said that he is currently sleeping at the factory and that the "car biz is hell". Musk also spoke of how he had trusted Doug, but now the policy had to be changed in order to benefit the company.
Hugo Lloris was forced to make saves from Willian and Victor Moses before Conte's team took the lead with half an hour played. According to a clause in the Italian's contract, he is entitled to be paid for up to a year until he secures another job.
His versatility has made him a useful weapon as he has operated in numerous positions, from right and left flank to No. 10. And Bayern are ready to match the £37million clause in the contract to ensure he commits his future to the Bavarian club.
Orioles hand Yankees' Tanaka 1st loss of season — MLB
I need my eyes to be right to play", said Drury to Erik Boland , adding he's been dealing with migraines since Spring Training. As of this report, the New York Yankees (4-4) were in action against the Baltimore Orioles and leading the game 8-3.
A tale of second-chances — Salah Nation
It's clear, everyone spoke about it all week that Everton didn't win for I don't know how long... Such a career underlined his ability as one of the finest midfielders of his generation.
Wall Street nosedives on tech selloff, trade fears
Japan's Nikkei 225 surged 1.5 percent and South Korea's Kospi jumped 1.2 percent Markets in Hong Kong were closed for holidays. Construction equipment maker Caterpillar, which made a small gain Wednesday, rose another $2.95, or 2 percent, to $148.13.
Messi returns for Barcelona
Roma , in the quarterfinals for the first time in a decade, doesn't have fond memories from the last time it visited Camp Nou . As if the tie wasn't hard enough for Roma , Lionel Messi has scored 12 goals in 19 games against Serie A opposition.
Gazans bury their dead after bloodiest day in years
The Israeli military described the victims as "known terrorists with track records of terrorist activity". It also said that Israeli police cracked down a march in solidarity with Gaza in occupied Jerusalem .