Speaker of the House Paul Ryan officially announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election and retire at the end of his term; telling reporters that “this job doesn’t last forever” and he’s “incredibly proud” of his achievements.
“You realize something when you take this job: It’s a big job with a lot riding on you and you can feel it. You also know that this is a job that doesn’t last forever,” said Ryan.
Speaker Paul Ryan announced that he will not seek re-election in November. https://fxn.ws/2qnV2RD
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“That inspires you to do big things, and on that score, I think we have achieved a heck of a lot,” he added. “You all know that I did not seek this job, I took it reluctantly. But I have given this job everything that I have, and I have no regrets whatsoever for having accepted this responsibility.”
“I will be setting new priorities in my life, but I’m also leaving incredibly proud of what we’ve accomplished,” said the Speaker.
Watch Ryan’s comments above.