GOP rep: Ryan the ‘right man for the right moment’

GOP rep: Ryan the ‘right man for the right moment’
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Rep. Tom ColeThomas (Tom) Jeffrey ColeNew hemp trade group presses lawmakers on immigration reform, regs Bottom Line Juan Williams: Republicans flee Trump MORE (R-Okla.) predicted on Sunday that Rep. Paul RyanPaul Davis Ryan Retirees should say 'no thanks' to Romney's Social Security plan California Governor Newsom and family dress as 2020 Democrats for Halloween DC's liaison to rock 'n' roll MORE (R-Wis.) could ultimately decide to run to replace outgoing Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), despite Ryan's repeated insistence that he's not interested in the job.

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"If my friend Paul Ryan decides to run, I think ultimately he'll win," Cole said on CNN's "State of the Union."

Ryan has said he's not interested in running to replace Boehner, whose wants to resign at the end of October. But with no clear leader among House Republicans, many have pressured Ryan to step in to lead.

"In the end, I trust Paul to make the right decision," Cole said. "He shouldn’t do it unless he's willing to do it with zest ... [but] I think this is coming to him as the logical consensus."

"I have enormous confidence that this is the right man for the right moment."