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morning spin: retiring paul ryan could be more 'liberated' in dealing with trump, democrat says

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morning spin: retiring paul ryan could be more 'liberated' in dealing with trump, democrat says

welcome to clout street: morning spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from chicago to springfield. subscribe here.topspindemocratic u.s. rep. raja krishnamoorthi said the exiting republican house speaker paul ryan might be more “liberated” in dealing with president donald trump.“dealing with president trump is no walk in the park. i don’t think it’s any secret he and the president don’t necessarily see eye to eye on a variety of issues,” said krishnamoorthi, who represents the northwest and west suburban 8th congressional district, said on wgn am-720.“that being said, i was a little disappointed that he hasn’t been more forceful in pushing back on the president with regard to a variety of issues, and he’s kind of ceded some of our legislative prerogative in congress to the president,” the schaumburg congressman said. “i’m hoping that maybe now that he’s somewhat liberated, he’ll do that in the remaining months.”krishnamoorthi said he thought ryan was “sincere” in saying he was retiring to spend more time with his family, since his father died when ryan was 15.but he also said ryan “probably sees the likelihood of him serving as the next speaker going down with each passing day.”ryan's departure comes amid expectations of a motivated democratic turnout in the fall, which has prompted several ambitious challenges to republican incumbents, including several districts in illinois.“i t...