And I want to be part of a big, bold, national message for the Democrats.” “How that takes place after the election, I’ll keep you posted,” he said.Asked a second time about any national ambitions, Ryan answered, “We’ll have more to say at a later date.Ryan comes from one of the states Hillary Clinton lost to Donald Trump and believes that there must be a shake-up within the party.
Asked if he’s mulling a White House run, he said “my main goal” is to be part of the national conversation.
He was first elected to Congress in 2002 to represent the 17th district, which the state lost during reapportionment after the 2010 Census.
Here’s a look at Ryan’s life, career and why he wants to lead the Democrats.
Some area residents opposed locating the center at that site, expressing concerns about increased traffic and noise as well as the use of residential land for the project when industrial land is available nearby.
Ryan said he’s been discussing other sites in the area but would not divulge where they are.