For a guy who’s grappling with crippling deficits and a ballooning national debt, this seems a bit profligate:
Speaker Paul Ryan has hired eight communications staffers as he builds what he promises will be a large-scale press shop to lead the GOP messaging operation. Ryan (R-Wis.) has said he’ll spend a lot of time on television communicating the party’s message. He plans to hire upward of a dozen communications hands. Brendan Buck, who worked for Ryan on the Ways and Means Committee and for former Speaker John Boehner, will run the operation.
The rest of the list follows at the link.
Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. Meanwhile, this is beginning to sound suspiciously like the beginning of a “Ryan ’20” presidential campaign should such be necessary…