Washington, D.C.–Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement on the election of Congressman Paul D. Ryan (R-WI-01) as Speaker of the House of Representatives: 

“There is no one more qualified to lead and unite the House of Representatives than Congressman Paul Ryan,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “I am fortunate to know Paul as both a friend and colleague, and I know that under his leadership the House of Representatives will work hard to solve the tough challenges facing North Country families.”