‘Supermajority’ of Freedom Caucus Backs Ryan for Speaker, But Doesn’t Issue Formal Endorsement

Congressman Raul Labrador of Idaho emerged from a meeting of the House Freedom Caucus tonight to announce that a supermajority of the caucus supports Paul Ryan as speaker of the House. ‘We tried to reach a consensus but we were not able to reach the 80 percent threshold’ needed to issue a formal endorsement, Labrador said.

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