Speaker Paul Ryan And House Leadership Address The Media On Capitol Hill
(L-R) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) answers reporters' questions during a news conference with (L-R) Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI), Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Rep. Mia Love (R-UT) following their weekly caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center July 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. After President Donald Trump said he believed President Vladimir Putin that Russia did not interfere with the 2016 presidential election during a news conference in Finland, Ryan released a statement critical of Trump. "There is no question that Russia interfered in our election and continues attempts to undermine democracy here and around the world," Ryan said in a statement. ÒThe president must appreciate that Russia is not our ally."