WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan has congratulated Donald Trump on “his big night.”
A Ryan spokeswoman confirms that the Republican speaker called the Republican presidential nominee Tuesday evening. The spokeswoman, AshLee Strong, says they had “a very good conversation.”
She says, “The speaker congratulated Trump on his big night and also spoke with his good friend Gov. Mike Pence.”
Ryan easily defeated his challenger, Democrat Ryan Solen.