If Republicans are headed to the presidential wilderness, they do so from a potentially powerful position to rebuild.
There might be a Paul Ryan Party, and there is a Donald Trump Party, and it showed in this election.
Speaker Paul Ryan touted the Republican majority's accomplishments in the House during his farewell speech Wednesday at the Library of Congress.
In an interview with the Washington Post, the outgoing House speaker also lamented the 'new norm' of 'tribalism' in American politics.
The House speaker blasted his Democratic colleague Tuesday for advocating the public harassment of Trump administration officials.
The most recent family separation fiasco has proven Congress's need to utilize their power to check the Executive branch.
While telling reporters that Trump should be 'applauded' for his efforts, the House speaker was also quick to condemn the North Korean regime's brutality.
The House speaker concurred Wednesday with his Republican colleague's assertion that the FBI acted properly in having an informant contact campaign officials.
While emphasizing that he believed Mueller should be free to do his job, Ryan said he hopes to see the investigation concluded soon.