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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (C) (R-WI) is congratulated by fellow members of the U.S. House of Representatives on the floor of the House chamber after being elected to the leadership position October 29, 2015. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (C) (R-WI) is congratulated by fellow members of the U.S. House of Representatives on the floor of the House chamber after being elected to the leadership position October 29, 2015. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Newly-minted Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has been keeping busy during his first few days on the job.

He laid out his plans for speakership on five different Sunday news shows yesterday, declaring that he would not work with President Barack Obama on immigration policy.

NPR’s Congressional Correspondent Susan Davis joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss what this may indicate about Ryan’s work style as speaker.

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  • Susan Davis, NPR Congressional Correspondent. She tweets @DaviSusan.

This segment aired on November 2, 2015.

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