"I'm proud to join Rep. Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanNo time for the timid: The dual threats of progressives and Trump Juan Williams: Pelosi shows her power Cheney takes shot at Trump: 'I like Republican presidents who win re-election' MORE as an original cosponsor of bipartisan legislation denouncing this act of terror against the Sikh community in Wisconsin," Royce said in a statement. "We must educate the public, letting them know of the commitment to service, equality, and tolerance embedded in Sikhism. The resolution might not offer consolation to those haunted by that violent attack, but it does display our commitment to religious tolerance."

Ryan will return to Capitol Hill for the first time on Thursday since being named to the Republican ticket. The Wisconsin lawmaker is expected to vote on a continuing resolution that would fund the government through the next six months. The congressman is spending the 9/11 anniversary Tuesday campaigning in his home state of Wisconsin.