The road has been cleared for him on the Republican side, but this is going to be a bruising race.
JANESVILLE — Republican Bryan Steil announced on Sunday, April 22 that he’s running to replace House Speaker Paul Ryan in Congress, becoming the frontrunner in the GOP primary.
“I want to take our Wisconsin work ethic and my problem-solving experience to Washington’s nonstop crisis factory,” Steil told several dozen supporters gathered at Performance Micro Tool in Janesville.
Steil has been a member of the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents since 2016. He is a lawyer. Steil has been a longtime friend and former aide to Ryan.