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Paul Ryan news and analysis from The Nation
July 11, 2019
The Republicans Who Made Trump Possible Cannot Remove the Badge of Shame
In a new book, Paul Ryan claims he checked and balanced a president who “didn’t know
about government.” The former speaker is lying to himself—and everyone else.
December 13, 2018
What the Hell Is Wrong With Paul Ryan?
It is outrageous that the House Speaker continues to block action to end US support for Saudi atrocities against Yemen.
August 20, 2018
Real Progressive Change Is Happening From the Ground Up
In Wisconsin, a new model for building power is blazing a trail for progressive change.
Robert L. Borosage
May 31, 2018
Puerto Rico Matters More
Estimates that more than 4,600 people died after Hurricane Maria demand attention.
April 27, 2018
Paul Ryan Is Making ‘Very Flimsy’ Excuses for Firing the Priest Who Urged the House to Care for the Poor
Father Patrick Conroy reminded members of Congress that their decisions have an impact on income inequality. Now he’s out.
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April 18, 2018
Paul Ryan’s Cruel Vision—and the Red-State Rebellion Against It
His plutocratic policies have provoked a growing backlash, in the form of teacher strikes and demonstrations from West Virginia and Kentucky to Oklahoma and Arizona.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
April 13, 2018
Congress Needs to Cancel Trump’s Blank Check for War
Barbara Lee is still right: The president has no authority to strike Syria without congressional authorization.
April 11, 2018
Paul Ryan Abandons the Sinking Ship
The speaker’s facilitating of Trump and Trumpism represented a failure of courage and leadership that has now ended a once promising career.
February 12, 2018
Randy Bryce’s Campaign Is Not Just Pro-Union—It’s Unionized
The Campaign Workers Guild has negotiated its first collectively bargained contract, with the Democratic candidate challenging Paul Ryan.
February 2, 2018
Paul Ryan and Devin Nunes Are Betraying the Constitution in the Service of Donald Trump
The Speaker of the House has abandoned his duty to defend the authority of the House in order to serve as an agent of the president.