Amid weeks of speculation about Ryan's departure, the contest for hispost was being considered a two-man race between House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the No. 2 man in GOP House leadership, and Majority Whip Steve Scalise, the No. 3 man.
As for the seat in Wisconsin, Ryan has represented the 1st District since 1998, and has easily won re-election since. Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. But after appearing on a neo-Nazi podcast and tweeting out anti-Semitic images, the platform condemned the candidate's behavior and scrubbed his byline from their history.
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As the GOP jockeys to find a suitable candidate for Ryan's seat, the party is confronted with a reckoning over how unelected fringe candidates can hijack the party and manage to dominate mainstream coverage.
The move is a blow to the Republican Party just months ahead of pivotal congressional elections.
The top contenders at the moment appear to be House majority leader Kevin McCarthy of California, and the party's chief vote counter, Steve Scalise of Louisiana, who almost died in a mass shooting at a charity baseball practice a year ago. McCarthy aides said the remark to other GOP leaders was a bad joke.
Detroit Today host Stephen Henderson speaks with Libby Casey, on-air reporter who covers politics and accountability for the Washington Post, about that inflection point: Ryan's retirement, the prospect for Republicans in November, and the potential opportunity for Democrats. He was elected House speaker in 2015 after former House speaker John Boehner retired. He has hauled in $54 million so far this election cycle. "It's just another issue that's floating out there, and obviously there's going to be some competition for his successor". The profile boost, which comes with fundraising and organizational help, was an early sign of the party's optimism about toppling Ryan and the GOP majority. "Donors who are committed to making sure Republicans hold onto the majority will do whatever they have to do to make that happen", he said.
When he led the Budget Committee, Ryan proposed adding work requirements to the Medicaid program. "I understand his decision to return to Wisconsin and his family, but I will dearly miss my friend". He had almost $2.3 million in the bank at the end of the first quarter. Janesville school board member Cathy Myers is also running in the Democratic primary. Others have suggested that an ideal job for the policy wonk could be running a think tank, noting the leader of the conservative American Enterprise Institute recently announced he would be stepping down.
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Bayern's loss is Hoffenheim's gain, however, as the young coach can continue to build his team to climb the Bundesliga table. The former striker has won the Europe's premier club prize as a coach with both clubs (1998 with Real and 2013 with Bayern).
Earlier, on Thursday, BJP MP Lal Singh said, "Those responsible for rape and murder of the 8-year-old in Kathua should be nabbed". The government has already announced that it would give rewards to the medal winners from the state, he added.
Southern Virginia answered back in the second with a pair of runs, coming on RBIs from Madison Rigby and Heather Terranova . I thought we got ourselves out a lot in the last seventh, eight, ninth, 10th innings maybe I think they went four in a row.
According to report, Of the three First Information Reports or FIRs, the first has Sengar as accused in the rape case. This ultimate threat worked like a miracle and the MLA was merely "detailed" at that point, was immediately arrested.
Comey will discuss his memoir , A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership , which is scheduled for release on Tuesday. The publication of the book has expected to bring fresh turmoil to the White House and can add to the troubles of Trump.
He criticized Russia's support of the Syrian regime saying "Russia must decide if it will continue down this dark path". Syrian television reported that Syria's air defenses, which are substantial, responded to the attack.
Varun has experimented with films in his career and is seen as one of the most bankable stars at the Box Office. The actor's performance in the film has got everyone in and outside the industry talking.
There was no immediate confirmation or indication from Assad's government that Syrian troops entered Douma on Thursday. The Kremlin spokesman is warning the US and its allies against any steps that could destabilize the situation in Syria.
Winnipeg celebrates first playoff win in 22 years
Over Minnesota's last ten games, six of them have been decided by two or more goals (the team is 4-2 in those games). Dubnyk made 37 saves in the loss, while Connor Hellebuyck stopped 18 of the 20 shots he faced for the Jets.
Ramirez homers in victorious return to Red Sox lineup
Mookie Betts is 6 for 22 with four RBI's against Bundy, while Hanley Ramirez is 4 for 18, and Jackie Bradley Jr.is 6 for 17. Behind Benintendi, Ramirez stepped up and jacked a hanging slider over the Green Monster for a no-doubter.
Pleasant Saturday, strong to severe storms possible Sunday
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Skripals poisoned with nerve agent, confirms OPCW
She also thanked Viktoria Skripal for her concern but asked her cousin not to "visit me or try to contact me for the time being". The UK's own experts had previously named it as Novichok, a nerve agent developed in the old Soviet Union.
Unnao rape: HC calls for arrest of accused BJP MLA
The central investigating agency arrested Shashi Singh, who is named in the CBI FIR as an accomplice of Sengar in the rape case. While in an address to media CM Yogi had said that accused MLA will be arrested and law and punishment is for everyone equally.
F1: Sebastian Vettel seals pole for Chinese Grand Prix
Formula One - F1 - Chinese Grand Prix - Shanghai, China - April 15, 2018 - Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton before the race . Reflecting on Verstappen's attempted he said, "I didn't see him until very late so I left him a little bit of room".
Trump weighs military options in Syria
National security experts anxious about whether strikes would actually serve to deter Assad. But across Western capitals opposition to military action also grew.