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Sun Sep 10, 2017, 04:01 PM

No talk of ousting U.S. House Speaker Ryan, says key conservative

Source: Reuters


No talk of ousting U.S. House Speaker Ryan, says key conservative

Reuters Staff

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Jim Jordan, a leading House conservative, said on Sunday that fellow conservatives are not discussing replacing Speaker Paul Ryan despite unhappiness with the way Republican leaders handled last week’s debt ceiling increase that included no fiscal reforms.

Many Republicans are unhappy with the deal President Donald Trump reached last week with Democratic leaders to raise the government’s debt ceiling and allow it to continue financing federal spending programs until Dec. 8.

In an interview with Fox News Sunday, Jordan, a Republican, appeared to cast blame for the debt ceiling hike on party leaders including Ryan, saying they had not provided any “good options” to Trump before he struck a deal with Democrats.

“In this situation, he (Trump) wasn’t presented with good options,” said Jordan, co-founder and former chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, the most conservative group in the House.


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Eugene Sep 2017 OP
Wellstone ruled Sep 2017 #1

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Sun Sep 10, 2017, 04:07 PM

1. Well then,

Ryan should be scared to death. Remember the Koch Brothers want his head on a pike for not pushing their agenda from day one. And Ryan is a Koch Brothers funded dupe anyway.

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