Politico: Ryan struggles on Dreamers as GOP fractures

February 15, 2018

Speaker Paul Ryan is struggling to come up with a game plan on immigration — and staring down a conservative backlash if he makes the wrong step.

The Wisconsin Republican is under increasing pressure from hard-liners in the House Freedom Caucus to put a conservative Dreamer solution on the House floor. Chairman Mark Meadows said Wednesday that while he didn’t think there was talk about replacing Ryan at the moment, “there are certainly new conversations that would involve new leadership.”