Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanFormer Sen. Bob Dole dies at 98 No time for the timid: The dual threats of progressives and Trump Juan Williams: Pelosi shows her power MORE’s press secretary had a one-word response to Drudge Report speculation that the Wisconsin Republican is wading into the presidential race: “No.”
The Drudge Report tweeted “Paul Ryan launches first campaign ad?” with a link to a video of Ryan giving a speech on the current state of politics.
Several Ryan aides quickly responded, including press secretary AshLee Strong and communications director Mike Ricci.
Nope, but thanks for the clicks! https://t.co/uPvJOcEozD— Mike Ricci (@riccimike) April 8, 2016
Speculation of Ryan jumping into the GOP fray has continued to surface throughout the primary season, although Ryan has firmly denied any interest in running.