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Ryan will not run, scrambling GOP plans:Complicates Republican hopes to hold on to House

Apr 12, 2018 - The Boston Globe
Board and Executive Moves

WASHINGTON — Fifteen months after Republicans took full control of Washington, the man long seen as central to the party's future is abandoning one of the most powerful jobs in the capital, imperiling the GOP grip on the House and signaling that the political convulsions of the Trump era are taking a grave toll on the right months before Election Day.

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Wednesday that he will not seek reelection in November. Ryan, 48, said he will serve until the end of th...