Speaker Ryan Boasts Of “Regular Order” Success

By: Meredith Kelly

This week, Speaker Ryan’s office published a list boasting of the House’s return to “regular order,” claiming their progress was “steady and ongoing”:

On day one as speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan made it clear: “We need to make some changes, starting with how the House does business.” Regular order isn’t always sexy, but under Speaker Ryan and the House Republican majority, it is steady and ongoing.

There were some notable omissions from Speaker Ryan’s checklist that we thought shouldn’t go without mention. Things like . . .

  • BONUS: Speaker Ryan attempting to change the rules after realizing the fractured House GOP cannot be ruled under his much-vaunted “regular order.”