Paul Ryan

What do GOP Congressional leaders fear? Majority rule.

What do GOP Congressional leaders fear? Majority rule.

A small group of Republicans in the House of Representatives is doing something radical: They are attempting to force a vote on legislation that a majority of the chamber may well support and which the overwhelming majority of the American public definitely does. The reaction from House leadership? Shock and horror. House Speaker Paul Ryan has warned his caucus that moving forward with what’s known as a discharge petition to bring legislation to the House floor to provide a means for so-called Dreamers to stay in the United States would be a “big mistake” that would invite chaos in the House. Mr. Ryan’s second in command and possible successor, has reportedly been warning the GOP caucus...

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