In the midst of Rep. Kevin McCarthy dropping out of the race to be Speaker of the House, many GOP lawmakers have called upon Rep. Paul Ryan to serve as Speaker. While Rep. Ryan has not, as of yet, entered the race, we wanted to know whether or not CBC members thought he was conservative enough to be Speaker of the House.
A 46% plurality of members said Ryan would not govern as a conservative, and 17% of respondents were still unsure as to Ryan’s potential as Speaker.
Would Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) be a conservative Speaker of the House?
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