Paul Ryan to Rule Out Presidential Bid
Posted: Apr 12, 2016 1:15 PM CDT
(CNN) House Speaker Paul Ryan is moving aggressively to end speculation that he may be a late entry into the Republican presidential race, planning to pull himself out of consideration once and for all.
In remarks to be delivered later Tuesday at the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington, Ryan plans to say he won't be the GOP nominee under any circumstance.
"He's going to rule himself out and put this to rest once and for all," a Ryan aide told CNN.
The move comes as the chatter over a possible Ryan bid at a deadlocked convention is becoming a major distraction for the speaker. But Ryan aides believe even a late entry would not be feasible and would divide the party even further.
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