House Speaker Ryan: lawmakers likely to come together on Puerto Rico

Reuters News
Posted: Apr 14, 2016 11:59 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday expressed confidence that lawmakers would ultimately be able to move on a legislative fix to address Puerto Rico's debt crisis.

"I think we are going to get there," he told reporters at a weekly press briefing, adding that an oversight board would be the best possible way to prevent taxpayers from bailing out the U.S. commonwealth.

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(Reporting by Richard Cowan and Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)