Paul Ryan's file

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 True14 (%)(14)
  • Half True16 (%)(16)
  • Mostly False19 (%)(19)
  • False7 (%)(7)
  • Pants on Fire3 (%)(3)

Paul Ryan's website

Recent statements involving Paul Ryan

False

‘Spiral’ claim is more spin than fact

Pants on Fire!

It's actually shoring up Medicare's finances

Mostly True

More disapprove than approve

Mostly False

Some 40,000 extra pages of tax law

Recent stories featuring Paul Ryan

The year in fact checking, 2016

True enough: In a year in which lie telling reached new proportions, four of our 10 most-clicked items got a rating of True.

Donald Trump and the Truth-O-Meter

Ahead of his first Wisconsin visit as president-elect, a look at Trump fact checks since Election Day.

20 attacks in the Ron Johnson-Russ Feingold U.S. Senate race, rated

Cordiality has been in relatively short supply in this election rematch.

High 5: The Hillz and The Donald were the clickiest

Fitting, it would seem, that in July 2016, when the two major parties nominated their candidates for president, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump topped our most-clicked list.

What Ruth Bader Ginsburg said about Donald Trump

In Context: House Speaker Paul Ryan said remarks made by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg about Donald Trump show she is biased. Here's a look at the remarks, which led Trump to say "her mind is shot."