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Paul Ryan: "I'm not going to comment on the tweets of the day"

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Sean Spicer said from the White House podium this afternoon that he was going to let President Trump's "tapes" tweet speak for itself, and it looks like Paul Ryan is taking the same approach. He told reporters in Delavan, Wisconsin today:

QuoteI've decided I'm not going to comment on the tweets of the day or the hour. I haven't seen them all to be candid with you.

Other quick hits: Ryan said there's "a lot of reasons" that he's chosen to do telephone town halls over in-person meetings with his constituents. He also said that Trump had never asked him for a loyalty pledge and dismissed a question regarding Trump potentially taping their conversations.

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