WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner released the following statement congratulating friend and colleague Speaker of the House Paul Ryan on his unanimous backing by fellow House Republicans for another term as Speaker:

Congressman Sensenbrenner: “Speaker Ryan is a true conservative leader who exemplifies what it means to serve others. His unfailing optimism inspires his colleagues, and his unique brand of leadership encourages an inclusive, open process that strengthens trust and builds positive, effective relationships. His ambitious plan to give America a better way forward makes it no surprise that he was unanimously selected by his peers to serve another term as Speaker.  I look forward to continuing to work with him as we head into a new Congress.”