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March 26, 2018

Rumor: Paul Ryan Ready to Resign as Speaker of the House in Next 30-60 Days, to Allow Steve Scalise to Become Speaker

The article doesn't indicate he's resigning as representative, just as Speaker.

Nevada's 2nd U.S. House District Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Carson City, said on Nevada Newsmakers Monday that Rep. Paul Ryan may soon resign as Speaker of the U.S. House.

Amodei said he was repeating a rumor that's around Capitol Hill.

"The rumor mill is that Paul Ryan is getting ready to resign in the next 30 to 60 days and that Steve Scalise will be the new Speaker," Amodei said.

He says it's "interesting" that no one has yet polled members on who they'd vote for as a new speaker, which indicates to me that this rumor isn't true.


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