Another factor, Ryan said, was that he has gotten much of what he wanted done. His stint as Speaker will certainly not be remembered as a time when the already-fractured and disoriented Republican party was able to band together in a moment ripe with political potential for conservative policy change.
While acquiescing in this spending binge, Ryan had to bite his tongue and pretend that he didn't hear the president praising neo-Nazis, defending Confederate monuments, vilifying mainly African American National Football League players, referring to African countries, Haiti and El Salvador as "shitholes", demonizing immigrants as rapists and murderers, endorsing an accused child molester for the Senate and committing a thousand other infractions against common decency.
While Amodei appeared probably the very upfront regarding his fantasies, Rep. Tom Graves, " R-Ga., signaled to Politico that "his most powerful leadership inplace" would yield more success in the mid-terms, as energized Democrats may actually get a exact realistic prospect of successful roughly 2 dozen GOP-held House chairs to retake the chamber.
"I have given this job everything I have", Ryan said.
Rep. Mark Walker (R-N.C.), chairman of the conservative Republican Study Committee, told reporters he thinks Ryan may make a final push on entitlement reforms this year.
But after a long internal battle about poorly drafted, unclear healthcare proposals Ryan spearheaded and with dissenting Republicans refusing to support the cornerstone, party line legislation, Ryan was unable to make good on his promise. This is why he had to push back against suspicions he is leaving before a political deluge engulfs House Republicans this fall. Yet with 9 in 10 Democratic voters disapproving Trump's performance as special counsel Robert Mueller 's investigation closes in, leaders of a Democratic House could not prevent a 2019 impeachment drive even if they considered it counterproductive.
No decision on Syria yet, Trump weighing all options - WH
Mattis said options would be discussed with Mr.Trump at a meeting of his National Security Council on Thursday afternoon. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned the Western states against any military action on his homeland.
However, Louisiana's Scalise has indicated he won't challenge McCarthy if the California lawmaker seeks the speakership.
"Honored to have Republican Congressional Leadership join me at the @WhiteHouse this evening", Trump tweeted. He has hauled in $54 million so far this election cycle.
And besides, the strategist said, the GOP message heading to November is the same. "It's just another issue that's floating out there, and obviously there's going to be some competition for his successor".
Ryan's allies insist the party's top fundraiser and champion of a crisp GOP message remains in full force.
In Wisconsin, the most likely Republican candidate for Ryan's seat is state Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, multiple Republicans in the state said. He paid off at least a couple of old debts shortly after announcing his candidacy -one to a former girlfriend who had loaned him almost $2,000 almost two decades ago. Janesville teacher Cathy Myers has also been running on the Democratic side.
The only declared Republicans so far are white supremacist Paul Nehlen, who was banned from Twitter earlier this year for a series of posts criticized as racist and anti-Semitic, and Nick Polce, an Army veteran who co-owns a security-consulting firm. "When I look at that picture, Mr. Speaker, I have to say, I don't see anybody that looks like me in terms of color or gender", said King.
Barbara Bush is in failing health and will not seek additional medical treatment, the Bush family spokesman announced Sunday. One person wrote: "Barbara Bush was the first First Lady I remember and she was smart, strong and graceful".
Hoeness was particularly angered by suggestions that Bayern intentionally leaked the news of Kovac's appointment to the press. Frankfurt's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League took a blow on Saturday in a 4-1 loss at Bayer Leverkusen .
The film that experienced a slow start on Friday , April 13, the day it hit screens, has shown almost 48.21 % growth on Day 2. October , directed by Shoojit Sircar and also starring newcomer Banita Sandhu in the lead, is an emotional love story.
Still, for a franchise with a patent pending on postseason heartbreak, it does make Sunday's second game all the more critical. Only once (in the 2008-09 first round against the New York Rangers) have the Capitals overcome a 2-0 deficit to win a series.
Frenchman Blaise Matuidi made it 3-0, and level on aggregate, after he capitalised on a goalkeeping error by Keylor Navas. If you don't have personality, you better watch the game from the stands with your wife and your kids while eating fries.
The president insisted Comey is a "leaker and a liar" and called for him to be prosecuted for leaking "classified" information. Comey told the outgoing president that he would brief Trump on the salacious details of the so-called Steele dossier .
In the first FIR, the CBI named Sengar and Shashi Singh, a woman who allegedly took the rape victim to the BJP leader's house. The agency has taken over investigation into the three cases on the request of the Uttar Pradesh government.
No driver has won the opening three rounds and not gone on to take the title . "Nobody wants it but unfortunately it happens". Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel says Max Verstappen made a mistake during the Chinese GP that resulted in a collision.
The 30-year old slugger has developed into an elite hitter, and he is now hitting.250 with two homers and 11 RBI's on the season. This time Hector Velazquez took the mound and fired five innings of two-run ball after spending the last 10 days in the bullpen.
Lukaku cut back for Herrera and Dawson caught the midfielder, yet referee Paul Tierney did not award the spot-kick. United have kept a league-high 16 clean sheets this season with 11 of those coming in home fixtures.
Instead, Johnson had bogeys on four of his first 11 holes before rallying to finish with a 72 and was 10 shots in back of Poulter. Kim, The Players Championship victor , had a 65 which included a two-shot penalty for touching sand after a bunker shot.
Down 2-0, Wild faces 'huge' game against Winnipeg
A lot of their young players had huge games ( Ivan Provorov had two points; Nolan Patrick and Travis Konecny both scored goals). They're a good team at home. "We felt we had really good regular season experience this year and learned a bunch of things".
Midland and Morningside split Softball Doubleheader
South and Riverside combined for six home runs in the Rebels' 15-4 Western Reserve Conference win at FOE Field in Willoughby. Hogeland came home from third to make it 3-0 on a passed ball two at-bats later to give Fairview a commanding lead early.
Ex-FBI Chief Comey
Reuters and other news outlets have obtained copies of Comey's book before its formal release this week. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) said Comey had "damaged the institution of law enforcement", while Sen.
Elevated fire weather conditions for start of weekend
No other watches or warnings are now in effect for the Lowcountry, but they are expected as the storm system moves closer. After the cold front, the weather will be much cooler Monday as highs will struggle to reach 70.
US Launches Precision Strikes on Syria
Policymakers in the Asia-Pacific region on Friday responded to the possibility of the US rejoining the trade deal with scepticism. Even as officials in other countries expressed skepticism Friday, they said they would like to hear what Washington has to offer.
When will rape victims get justice? Rahul Gandhi asks PM Modi
He said Modi's silence over the rising atrocities against women was "unacceptable" and that India was waiting for him to speak up. Madhav said, "such crimes (Kathua) are inhuman and any attempt to communalise them needs to be condemned unequivocally".