Diaz-Balart Statement on Speaker Paul Ryan

Government and Politics

April 10, 2018

WASHINGTON – Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) issued the following statement after Speaker Paul Ryan announced he would not seek re-election.   “Paul Ryan has dutifully served our Congress and the American people as Speaker of the House.  But for me he is much more than just our Speaker; he is a dear friend.  We both come from very different backgrounds, but we formed a bond and friendship that went beyond our work together in Congress.  I am forever grateful