Manning: Paul Ryan’s demands of ‘scepter, crown, and throne’ to run for Speaker should be rejected

Oct. 21, 2015, Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement in response to U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) demands that he will only run for House Speaker if he is anointed without opposition before a single vote is cast:

“It is almost obscene that in response to demands that the power of the Speaker be limited, that Paul Ryan is demanding a scepter, crown and throne to take the job. Talk about a guy who just doesn’t get what’s wrong in Washington, D.C.”

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