Paul Ryan's file


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

Paul Ryan's website

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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.

High Five for December 2017

The fact checks with the most page-views that month featured U.S. House members

Six Pants on Fire claims in 2017

From the left and right.