RantCrush Top 5: November 16, 2016
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Yesterday, House Republicans voted to renominate Paul Ryan as House Speaker. After the unanimous vote, Ryan, who previously had run-ins with President-elect Donald Trump during the campaign, emphasized unity in the Republican Party. He became speaker after John Boehner resigned at the end of last year, so this would be his first full term holding the position. The next step for Ryan is to win the vote in early January.
It is a tremendous honor to be nominated by my colleagues to serve as Speaker of the House. Now it’s time to go big. pic.twitter.com/ot7fqYEGun
— Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) November 15, 2016
“Welcome to the dawn of a new, unified Republican government,” Mr. Ryan told reporters Tuesday.