Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan on Thursday denied speculation about his possible retirement as reported by some media.
When asked at the end of his weekly press conference he would leave Congress "soon," Ryan laughed. and replied as he walked off the stage: "No."
Politico and Huffington Post in his preaching say that Ryan will quit after his two-year term, or even resign next week after Congress approves a $ 1.5 trillion tax cut. 19659002] Politico publishes a report detailing that the 47-year-old Speaker of the House has told people close to him that he will retire after the 2018 interim election. Ryan also "told some of his closest people that he would not try to take office again."  But Ryan's spokesman, AshLee Strong, called the Politico's report "pure speculation," and said, "Sepert "Speaker of the White House, Sarah Sanders, also said President Donald Trump called Ryan and said he would be sad if Ryan left the Congress.
19659002] "House Speaker Paul Ryan assured the president that it was not a very good report and they hope to work together for a long time," Sanders said. [sp/ii]