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BREAKING: Paul Ryan Was Just Reported To The FBI For Fraud & Obstruction Of Justice

Paul Ryan’s approval ratings have been plummeting in the last couple of months. But things are about to get a lot worse for the House Speaker.

On Thursday evening, a Democratic coalition tasked with keeping the Trump administration accountable filed a complaint with the FBI against Paul Ryan for “fraud and obstructing” the investigation into connections between President Trump’s campaign and Russia.

Scott Dworkin, the co-chair of the group, took to Twitter to break the news.

“Speaker Ryan was just reported to the FBI for fraud & obstructing the #TrumpRussia investigations,” he wrote.

Dworkin also announced about an hour later that a House Ethics complaint was also being filed against Ryan for the same reason.

“House Ethics Complaint being filed tomorrow on Speaker Paul Ryan for obstructing #TrumpRussia probes, ” his tweet reads.

Before the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel in the Trump/Russia investigation, Ryan was strongly opposed to an independent prosecutor to take over the probe following Comey’s departure, even after it was revealed that Trump had pressured the former FBI Director to ignore the accusations against former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

During an interview with Fox News, Ryan explained why he was against an independent prosecutor:

“I don’t think it’s a good idea. We have three investigations going on right now,” Ryan told Bret Baier. “House investigation by our intelligence committee, which is the appropriate committee to do that, I believe, and we have a Senate Intelligence Committee … and have the FBI investigating all things Russia. I don’t think that’s a good idea. I think the intelligence committee is the one that should do it.”

Ryan has also been accused of having his own ties to Russia. Some have even suggested that these ties are the reason that he pushed back against the investigation in the first place.

In April, Claude Taylor, a former White House staffer who worked under Bill Clinton, announced via Twitter that he had heard “chatter” about intercepts that featured Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “discussing funneling illegal Russian money into [the Trump] campaign.”

These latest complaints about Ryan to the FBI and the House Ethics Committee will surely not go unnoticed, especially considering all the other controversies he is wrapped up in.

RELATED: If You Thought Trump’s Approval Ratings Were Bad You Should See Paul Ryan’s.


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