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 ColeBottom line House approves .3 trillion spending package for 2021 Multiple lawmakers self-quarantine after exposure to Gohmert MORE (R-Okla.) predicted on Sunday that Rep. Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanKenosha will be a good bellwether in 2020 At indoor rally, Pence says election runs through Wisconsin Juan Williams: Breaking down the debates 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."