RNC Announces Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House

WASHINGTON – Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus issued the following statement today after Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) was elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives:

 
“Paul Ryan is the right man, at the right time, to lead the House of Representatives at this critical period in history. Paul is a devoted husband and father, as well as a loyal, long time friend, and a man committed to making our country a better place," said Chairman Reince Priebus.
 
"Paul is a conservative who has dedicated his life to public service, and I know that he's focused toward building an America where everyone can prosper. I want to thank Speaker John Boehner for his exemplary leadership during his tenure as Speaker. His years of principled service have greatly benefited our party and our nation."