Ryan transfers nearly $2 million to GOP campaign arm in November

Ryan transfers nearly $2 million to GOP campaign arm in November
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House Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanJuan Williams: GOP in a panic over Mueller House Republicans dismissive of Paul Ryan's take on Trump Amash's critics miss the fact that partisanship is the enemy of compromise MORE's (R-Wis.) political operation transferred nearly $2 million to the House GOP's campaign arm in November, according to an aide to Ryan.

The latest cash infusion — $1.9 million — brings Ryan's total transfers to the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) this year to $32 million. 

Ryan is set to announce the transfer to House Republicans in a meeting next week, the aide said.

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Ryan's joint fundraising committee, Team Ryan, raises money for his reelection campaign, the NRCC and his personal leadership PAC, Prosperity Action. 

Team Ryan's latest fundraising haul for the NRCC came as House Republicans pushed a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax code through the chamber. Senate Republicans passed their version of the legislation earlier this month.

"This transfer demonstrates once again how the momentum behind tax reform is fueling Republicans on the ground politically," Kevin Seifert, Team Ryan's executive director, said.  

The transfer also followed on the heels of two fundraising trips by Ryan to California and New York, according to someone familiar with the speaker's fundraising schedule. New York and California are among the states that would be hit the hardest by the tax bill's proposal to cut state and local tax deductions.

Ryan has also held events with GOP House candidates in the last month targeted by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, including Reps. Mia LoveLudmya (Mia) LoveFormer GOP lawmaker: Trump's tweets have to stop Congressional Women's Softball team releases roster The 31 Trump districts that will determine the next House majority MORE (Utah), Pete SessionsPeter Anderson SessionsHillicon Valley — Presented by CTIA and America's wireless industry — Lawmaker sees political payback in fight over 'deepfakes' measure | Tech giants to testify at hearing on 'censorship' claims | Google pulls the plug on AI council Lawmaker alleges political payback in failed 'deepfakes' measure As Russia collusion fades, Ukrainian plot to help Clinton emerges MORE (Texas) and David YoungDavid Edmund YoungIowa Democrat calls foul on White House over Trump ethanol tour invite Iowa Republican ousted in 2018 says he will run to reclaim House seat The 31 Trump districts that will determine the next House majority MORE (Iowa).