A Republican congressman says that House Speaker Paul Ryan might soon resign, but Ryan’s office says he’s not going anywhere. Ryan’s office dismissed the speculation. “The speaker is not resigning,” his spokesperson, AshLee Strong, told CBS News on Monday.
Earlier, Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nevada, told a local journalist that there was a rumor that Ryan was on his way out, and that Rep. Steve Scalise, a Louisiana Republican who currently serves as majority whip, would replace him. Read more here.