(THE HILL) — Donald Trump faces an important decision on Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.).
Trump, 70, and Ryan, 46, have feuded for the past year, and the president-elect in October told Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly that Ryan may be in a “different position” in Congress after the election.
Some of Trump’s closest allies have vowed to wage war on the Speaker — win or lose. Trump campaign chairman Steve Bannon has talked of destroying Ryan.
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And Trump was clearly stung in October when Ryan essentially abandoned the GOP nominee after a 2005 tape emerged of the brash New York billionaire bragging about forcibly groping and kissing women.