White House: We ‘Hope’ More House Republicans Don’t Retire

Asked whether House Speaker Paul Ryan’s retirement will spark an exodus from Congress, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she hopes that Republicans will stay.

“We certainly hope that Republicans will continue to remain in the House, especially those that support the President’s agenda,” she said at Wednesday’s press briefing. “Those that are campaigning, we look for a number of them coming out and also supporting the President’s agenda.”

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