Cardinal Dolan called Paul Ryan to convince him to take Speaker of the House position

Never in the modern era, and perhaps not in American history, has someone been dragged kicking and screaming into the most powerful position in Congress. It took weeks of frantic phone calls—from McCarthy, Priebus, Boehner, Mitt Romney, even Cardinal Timothy Dolan—to talk him into it, and even then he was reluctant.

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Anonymous said...

If that is true, then Dolan wanted something from Ryan. Dolan only acts in his own self-interest.