Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) issued the following statement after voting in support of Rep. Paul D. Ryan (WI-01) for Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives:
“Today I proudly cast my vote for Speaker Paul D. Ryan. During my time in Washington, I have gotten to know Paul. He has been a tireless advocate for reforming our nation’s entitlement programs and setting our country on a path toward fiscal sustainability. I know he will continue to be a steady, conservative voice as we work to tackle important issues facing our nation.
“Our country, our party, and our Conference face unique challenges, and Paul Ryan is the best person for the job. Paul is a dedicated public servant, and I know that he will serve the House well. He is not afraid of a challenge and is ready to tackle the tough issues, while listening to and engaging with all voices in the Conference.”