Statement from Paul Ryan on Mitt Romney’s Senate Announcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wisconsin’s 1st District Congressman and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after Mitt Romney declared that he will run to represent Utah in the U.S. Senate in 2018:

“This is a terrific day for the United States Senate. I was honored to join Mitt Romney on the national ticket in 2012 and couldn’t be happier that he’s running for this seat. Our party and our country are always better off when Mitt is engaged, and I know that he will put his unparalleled experience, conservative leadership, and lifetime of service to work for Utah in the U.S. Senate. Janna and I adore Mitt and Ann. His campaign has my unwavering support, and the people of Utah will be getting an accomplished and decent man when they make him their next Senator.”