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CBA’s Hunt on Speaker Ryan Retirement
WASHINGTON - Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after House Speaker Paul Ryan announced he would retire following his current term:
"Speaker Ryan is a visionary leader for not just his party but also for the entire Congress. He has spent his entire career - both as a Member of Congress and staffer before that - doing his homework, tackling the tough issues and producing results. His success has stemmed directly from his direct, honest approach. When Paul Ryan gives you his word; he means it.
"I have known him since his first day in office and the dedication to serving the people of Wisconsin he brought on day one has never waned. I wish him, his wife Janna and children all the best as I know they look forward to spending more time together in Janesville."
About the Consumer Bankers Association
The Consumer Bankers Association represents America’s retail banks above $10 billion in assets. We advance legislation and promote policies geared toward creating a stronger industry and economy. Established in 1919, CBA’s corporate member institutions account for 1.6 million jobs in America, extend roughly $3 trillion in consumer loans, and provide $270 billion in small business loans. Follow us on Twitter @consumerbankers.