Welp, so much for that idea:

From Ryan’s op-ed:

Through these conversations, I feel confident he would help us turn the ideas in this agenda into laws to help improve people’s lives. That’s why I’ll be voting for him this fall.

It’s no secret that he and I have our differences. I won’t pretend otherwise. And when I feel the need to, I’ll continue to speak my mind. But the reality is, on the issues that make up our agenda, we have more common ground than disagreement.

For me, it’s a question of how to move ahead on the ideas that I—and my House colleagues—have invested so much in through the years. It’s not just a choice of two people, but of two visions for America. And House Republicans are helping shape that Republican vision by offering a bold policy agenda, by offering a better way ahead.

Donald Trump can help us make it a reality.

You know, Congressman, you didn’t have to do that.

Gotta love the timing, though.

Unsurprisingly, Ryan’s lost the respect of many who applauded him for refusing to kneel before Trump.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.

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