Be the most informed person in the room with Newsy's free e-newsletter

View our privacy policy: http://www.newsy.com/privacy/

Paul Ryan Will Run For Speaker ... Under A Few Conditions

Rep. Paul Ryan bows to pressure, saying he'll run for speaker of the House if four conditions are met.
SMS

Rep. Paul Ryan says he'll run for speaker of the House ... but he has some conditions: 

"First, we need to move from an opposition party to a proposition party."

"Second, we need to update our House rules so that everyone can be a more effective representative."

"Third, we as a conference should unify now and not after a divisive speaker election." 

"I cannot and I will not give up my family time." (Video via CNN

The announcement ends weeks of speculation about who could replace outgoing Speaker of the House John Boehner

Featured Stories
The Capitol

How Do You Even Plan An Inauguration?

Barack Obama is sworn in.

In The Past, Presidential Inauguration Addresses Have Been About Hope

Oakland Raiders fans

The Raiders Are Trying To Leave Oakland After A Stadium Dispute

Want to see more stories like this?
Like Newsy on Facebook for More Elections Coverage