WATCH LIVE: Paul Ryan speaks on state of American politics

House Speaker Paul RyanPaul RyanRyan: Trump ‘met expectations’ at the debate Reid: Dems 'likely' to block spending bill Senate Dems: Add Flint aid to spending deal MORE (R-Wis.) is addressing the state of American politics in a speech Wednesday morning.

Ryan will call on the Republican Party to focus on policy ideas instead of personal jabs in the presidential race, according to excerpts of his remarks published Wednesday morning.

Watch the event live in the video above.