More Republicans in Congress should follow his lead….
Paul Ryan joins the common view that Donald Trump, the President of the United State is inept….
He also shows that Republicans have been his enablers…..
Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), an early Trump critic who ultimately fell in line with supporting the president’s agenda and rhetoric, said he saw retirement as his “escape hatch,” according to a new book written by Tim Alberta.
A copy of Alberta’s “American Carnage” was obtained by The Washington Post ahead of its release and the paper reported some of top Republican’s private views of President Trump on Wednesday.
“I told myself I gotta have a relationship with this guy to help him get his mind right,” Ryan recalls, according to the reported portion of Alberta’s book. “Because, I’m telling you, he didn’t know anything about government . . . I wanted to scold him all the time.”
On one occasion, Alberta reports Trump finally gave in to signing a 2018 spending bill that didn’t include border wall funding only after Ryan agreed to give him time to build suspense on Twitter.
On another, Ryan broke into “maniacal, punch-drunk laughter,” after then Chief of Staff Reince Priebus called him early one Saturday to ask about Trump’s tweet accusing the Obama administration of tapping his phone during the election.
“Paul, what the hell is going on? What the hell is he talking about?,” Priebus reportedly asked Ryan.
Alberta reports that Ryan said those around Trump “helped to stop him from making bad decisions. All the time.”…