Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner shakes hands with his successor, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. Republicans rallied behind Ryan to elect him the House’s 54th speaker Thursday.
Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner shakes hands with his successor, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. Republicans rallied behind Ryan to elect him the House’s 54th speaker Thursday. Andrew Harnik AP
Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner shakes hands with his successor, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015. Republicans rallied behind Ryan to elect him the House’s 54th speaker Thursday. Andrew Harnik AP

Text of Speaker Ryan’s remarks to the House of Representatives

October 29, 2015 12:14 PM