Sunday show wrap-up: Speaker's race dominates

Sunday show wrap-up: Speaker's race dominates
© Greg Nash

SPEAKER'S RACE

Founder: Freedom Caucus not sold on Ryan   "I think our group would be favorable towards him, but we’re not there yet,” Jim Jordan said.  http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/256615-founder-freedom-caucus-not-sold-on-ryan

House Freedom Caucus member: What about Bishop for Speaker?   "We should be fighting the Democrats," Rep. Raúl Labrador said.  http://thehill.com/homenews/house/256611-house-freedom-caucus-member-what-about-bishop-for-speaker

GOP rep: Ryan the ‘right man for the right moment’   "If my friend Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanSenate Dems build huge cash edge in battlegrounds Kelly lobbied Republicans to rebuke Trump after Putin press conference: report Lobbying world MORE decides to run, I think ultimately he'll win," Tom Cole said.  http://thehill.com/homenews/house/256610-gop-rep-ryan-the-right-man-for-the-right-moment

Trump: ‘We need a toughness’ in next Speaker   Trump said he would be "OK" with Paul Ryan as Speaker.  http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/256609-trump-we-need-a-toughness-in-next-speaker

Carson: ‘I like Paul Ryan’   “I think he would do a fine job," Carson said.  http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/256620-carson-i-like-paul-ryan

Gingrich: Ryan could ‘resemble BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerFive GOP lawmakers mulling bid to lead conservative caucus Ex-lawmakers see tough job market with trade groups Veterans are left out of medical marijuana protections MORE’ if not careful   “I think Paul should be very cautious,” Gingrich said.  http://thehill.com/homenews/house/256612-gingrich-ryan-could-resemble-boehner-if-not-careful

Hewitt slams House Freedom Caucus   The conservative radio host said the House is being held hostage.  http://thehill.com/homenews/house/256621-hewitt-slams-house-freedom-caucus

 

BERNIE SANDERS

Sanders rips Clinton for inconsistencies on trade, Keystone   “People will have to contrast my consistency ... with [Clinton]," Sanders said.  http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/256536-sanders-rips-clinton-for-inconsistencies-on-trade-keystone

Sanders: Why don’t you ask Republicans if they’re capitalists?   The Democratic candidate said he's tired of questions about whether he's a socialist.  http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/256605-sanders-why-dont-you-ask-republicans-if-theyre

DNC chief dodges question about Sanders's socialism   Debbie Wasserman Schultz said the GOP field is full of "circus performer candidates."  http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/256614-dnc-chief-dodges-question-about-sanderss-socialism

 

JOE BIDEN

Wasserman Schultz: We'd welcome Biden   The DNC chief confirmed that Biden staffers met with committee officials.  http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/256617-wasserman-schultz-wed-welcome-biden

 

MARTIN O'MALLEY

O’Malley slams Clinton on trade   "This race is really just beginning for the Democratic Party," O'Malley said.  http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/256616-omalley-slams-clinton-on-trade

 

2016 GOP RACE

Poll: Trump maintains lead as outsiders surge   Outsider candidates combine for 63 percent in CBS News poll.  http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/256618-poll-trump-maintains-lead-as-outsiders-surge

 

DONALD TRUMP

Trump on refugees: ‘They look like prime-time soldiers’   "Where are the women?” he asked.  http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/256619-trump-on-refugees-they-look-like-prime-time-soldierse

 

BOBBY JINDAL

Jindal doubles down on criticism of Oregon shooter’s father   “I absolutely believe he has no right to be lecturing the rest of us,” Jindal said.  http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/256622-jindal-doubles-down-on-criticism-of-oregon-shooters

 

CHRIS CHRISTIE

Christie's wife: We're a team   Mary Pat Christie is stumping for her husband in both Iowa and New Hampshire.  http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/256599-christies-wife-were-a-team

 

BENGHAZI

Fired Benghazi staffer: Committee is out to get Clinton   A former investigator says the House panel wants to focus on Hillary, not the attack.  http://thehill.com/homenews/house/256598-fired-benghazi-staffer-panel-is-after-clinton

 

TPP

Froman optimistic about support for massive Asia-Pacific deal   The U.S. trade representative said he believes people will "come to a positive judgment."  http://thehill.com/policy/finance/256613-froman-optimistic-about-support-for-massive-asia-pacific-deal

 

MITCH MCCONNELL

McConnell denounces Obama's 'mind-boggling' foreign policy   McConnell says the GOP needs to pick a 2016 nominee who can win in "purple states."  http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/256602-mcconnell-denounces-obamas-mind-boggling-foreign-policy