Jul 12, 2019

Trump blasts Paul Ryan as a "lame duck failure"

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Trump: People like Paul Ryan almost killed the Republican Party

Then-House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump. Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

President Trump stepped up his Twitter attacks on former House Speaker Paul Ryan Saturday, accusing conservatives like him of almost killing the Republican Party.

"House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is a far superior leader than was Lame Duck Speaker Paul Ryan. Tougher, smarter and a far better fundraiser, Kevin is already closing in on 44 Million Dollars. Paul’s final year numbers were, according to Breitbart, 'abysmal.'
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Tim Ryan on the issues, in under 500 words

Tim Ryan. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call

Editor's Note: Ryan dropped out of contention for the Democratic presidential nomination on Oct. 24, 2019. Below is our original article on his candidacy.

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How Donald Trump conquered the Republican Party

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Republican members of Congress said nothing when President Trump told minority congresswomen to "go back" to where they came from.

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