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 True16 (%)(16)
  • Half True19 (%)(19)
  • Mostly False23 (%)(23)
  • False7 (%)(7)
  • Pants on Fire5 (%)(5)

Paul Ryan's website

Recent stories featuring Paul Ryan

Iran nuclear deal back in the news

Wisconsin politicians made claims about the deal and terrorism, Iran's nuclear program and Hillary Clinton.

How is a ‘mass shooting’ defined?

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi recently claimed there's been one mass shooting per day in 2017. PolitiFact California found Pelosi picked a very broad definition of mass shooting but also found the debate about what exactly defines a mass shooting remains greatly unsettled. We did not rate the claim on our Truth-O-Meter. 

High Five: Corporate taxes, Aaron Rodgers' taxes and a government jet honeymoon

Our most-clicked items in September 2017.

In wake of Las Vegas mass shooting, reviewing fact checks on guns and gun control

Claims by Wisconsin politicians about assault weapons, semiautomatic rifles and more.

High Five: Most-clicked include fact checks on Foxconn, Paul Ryan and fatal police shooting

Here comes 2018: Early look at three leading Democrats seeking to unseat GOP. Gov. Scott Walker