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Ryan

Republican from Wisconsin

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R.-Wis., is Speaker of the House. The former chairman of the House Budget Committee, Ryan has represented southern Wisconsin in Congress since being elected in 1998. He was Mitt Romney's vice-presidential running mate in the 2012 presidential election.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True10 (%)(10)
  • Mostly True16 (%)(16)
  • Half True22 (%)(22)
  • Mostly False23 (%)(23)
  • False7 (%)(7)
  • Pants on Fire5 (%)(5)

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Recent stories featuring Paul Ryan

Provocative Trump ad gives wrong impression on immigrants

President Trump’s re-election campaign released a provocative video featuring an undocumented immigrant accused of killing two Northern California sheriff’s deputies. The spot accurately captures the outbursts of the accused killer, but also fuels the stereotype that undocumented immigrants are largely violent.

High Five for December 2017

The fact checks with the most page-views that month featured U.S. House members

Six Pants on Fire claims in 2017

From the left and right.

Our top 10 of 2017

Also: Claims we rated True in 2017 and claims we rated Pants on Fire.

On the eve of the votes, 4 fact checks on the GOP tax plan

Checking statements by Paul Ryan, Gwen Moore and a Democratic candidate for governor.