Club for Growth President David McIntosh on the Republican Congressional leadership's first major litmus test for reform.
But after Trump's shocking win last week, Ryan celebrated and said the president-elect would lead a "unified Republican government" in which it has full control of Congress.
Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., the third-ranking House Republican, said that under President Barack Obama, executive-branch officials "are writing rules and regulations that are having a negative impact on our economy". He was facing a challenge from Rep. Roger Williams of Texas. It's alarming to conservatives that so many Republicans favor lifting, at least in part, the ban on earmarks - a ban that many have credited for giving Republicans the House majority in 2010.
Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin was nominated House speaker on Tuesday by his fellow Republicans.
When the new Congress convenes, Ryan must get 218 votes from the House to remain speaker.
Priebus' selection is "a ideal indication of our new president's desire to get things done", Ryan said Monday on WBEL radio's "The Stan Milan Show". "We're on the same page, we're working hand in glove". One of them, of course, is Speaker of the House Ryan.
Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, is considering a run to oust Pelosi and was among those pushing for the leadership election to be postponed. And yes, they're still present, in some way or another, despite Donald Trump's victory. I hope they understand that business as usual is not going to work..
Republicans in the US House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously chose Paul Ryan to continue in the top leadership position in the lower chamber.
"I talk with Donald Trump virtually every single day". A private email from December 2015 showed Bannon saying his "long game" was to have Ryan "gone" by spring 2016, the same report explains. He barnstormed the country and succeeded in maintaining a strong House Majority.
Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. "But I think we would be making a big mistake if we didn't reflect on the message that the American people sent us over the last few weeks".
"There are fractures in the conference which truly need to be discussed, vetted, and healed", Renacci wrote in a letter he circulated to his Republican colleagues. If there were any congressmen who objected to his nomination, they didn't speak up during the voice vote.
The House voted on minor bills Monday and the Senate was returning Tuesday.
NBC reported Roger's departure as a "Stalinist coup" and it appears the president-elect is in fact struggling to get a unified team around him.
"There's nothing like winning", said Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla. It's time to deliver results for the American people.