Thompson Statement on Speaker Paul Ryan’s Retirement Announcement
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today issued the following statement after Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced that he will retire at the end of the 115th Congress:
“Speaker Ryan has generously dedicated two decades of his life to public service and his leadership has left an indelible mark on this House and the country. With last year’s historic passage of the greatest tax reforms in more than a generation, Paul Ryan has been a champion for American families. Today, he has made the decision to put his family at the forefront of his future.
“I commend Speaker Ryan for this decision, and for his candor, unparalleled policy experience, and consistency to always do the right thing. To say that he will be missed is an understatement, and I wish Paul and his family the best moving forward.”