House Speaker Weekly Briefing

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) briefed reporters and responded to questions on his party’s legislative agenda. He said the House was getting “very close” to passing legislation on the Puerto Rico debt crisis as… read more

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) briefed reporters and responded to questions on his party’s legislative agenda. He said the House was getting “very close” to passing legislation on the Puerto Rico debt crisis as both the Resources Committee and Treasury Department were working in “good faith” on the legislation. The House was expected to miss a May 1, 2016, deadline to help Puerto Rico deal with $70 billion in debt. When asked about former House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) comments about Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) being a “Lucifer in the flesh” and “a more miserable son…” Speaker Ryan warned the reporter to watch his language as there were children present for “Take Your Child to Work Day.” Speaker Ryan continued to say that “I have a very good relationship with both of these men, and I’m gonna keep it that way.” After the press conference Speaker Ryan took pictures with the children. close

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Program ID:
408783-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 28, 2016 | 11:35am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Apr 29, 2016 | 12:38am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 28, 2016 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 28, 2016 | 2:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 28, 2016 | 4:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 28, 2016 | 7:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 29, 2016 | 12:38am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 29, 2016 | 1:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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