Paul Ryan Denies He’s Resigning As GOP Rep. Says It’s Rumored Speaker Will Be Gone in 60 Days

(From Yahoo News)

House Speaker Paul Ryan has denied rumors he is planning to stand down after a Nevada Republican said there would be an announcement on the subject in the next two months.

Nevada Rep. Mark Amodei said in an interview with Nevada Newsmakers that Ryan would be replaced by Majority Whip Steve Scalise, in a move he speculated was the result of Ryan completing his tax reform goal.

“The rumor mill is that Paul Ryan is getting ready to resign in the next 30 to 60 days and that Steve Scalise will be the new speaker,” Amodei told Nevada Newsmakers.

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