Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc. (Photo: Flickr/Gage Skidmore)
Could this be the end of the road for House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc.?
While recent rumors on Capitol Hill suggest Ryan is seriously considering resigning his post, the top Democrat seeking his seat is seriously raking in the dough.
In fact, Wisconsin Democrat challenger Randy Bryce is pulling in more cash than any challenger to Ryan in the last two decades.
Randy Bryce is a Democratic candidate running in a primary to challenge House Speaker Paul Ryan
(Photo: Handout from Bryce’s campaign)
Bryce’s campaign says it raised $2.1 million at the end of the last fundraising quarter. That makes $4.75 million in total donations. Bryce also has $2.3 million in cash on hand.
“Paul Ryan has never been more vulnerable,” Bryce campaign spokeswoman Lauren Hitt told Mediaite. “The speaker is facing a well-funded, well-organized opponent with broad support, locally and nationally, in an extremely anti-incumbent environment. He may just want to put those rumors to rest and bow out gracefully.”
In 2016, Ryan won Wisconsin’s 1st district with approximately 65 percent of the vote. And Donald Trump was victorious by double-digit margins.
But Bryce’s people reference last month’s special election in Pennsylvania to illustrate how an underdog Democrat can take a …read more
Source:: World Net Daily