Paul Ryan elected Speaker of the House | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Paul Ryan elected Speaker of the House

Republican Paul Ryan of Wisconsin was elected Speaker of the House, defeating Democrat Nancy Pelosi. The 45-year-old has become the youngest congressman to serve as the House leader since 1869.

Of the 432 votes cast, 236 went to Ryan and 184 to Pelosi.

Ryan is is now second in line to succeed to the US presidency, in case both the president and the vice-president become incapacitated.

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