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

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  • Mostly True16 (%)(16)
  • Half True23 (%)(23)
  • Mostly False23 (%)(23)
  • False7 (%)(7)
  • Pants on Fire5 (%)(5)

Paul Ryan's website

Recent stories featuring Paul Ryan

After 8 years of fact-checking Paul Ryan, our top 15 claims

Reviewing checks on claims made by, and about, the GOP U.S. House speaker as he announces he won't seek re-election.

High Five: Most-clicked include Florida school shooting, Hillary Clinton's 'backwards' statement

Bernie Sanders attack on Paul Ryan also got many page views.

Ahead of March for Our Lives, our gun-related fact checks since Parkland

Background checks, number of school shootings this year, more guns in U.S. than people?

Guns, school shootings, background checks, mental illness

With national school walkout planned, reviewing gun-related fact checks since the Florida school shooting.

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.