Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Mike Bost (IL-12) issued the following statement concerning the election of Speaker Paul Ryan in the U.S. House of Representatives:

“Speaker Ryan has a unique opportunity to bring Members of Congress together to do the people’s work at a critical time in our nation’s history.  I am confident that Speaker Ryan will lead in a manner that is accountable to the citizens we represent and faithful to our constitutional principles.  I look forward to working with Speaker Ryan to end the gridlock and achieve solutions for the American people.”