Chaos in House after GOP votes down LGBT measure | TheHill:
When asked about the vote-switching, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) denied knowing whether his leadership team pressured Republicans.
"I don't know the answer. I don't even know,” Ryan told reporters.
He defended the provision in the defense bill.
"This is federalism; the states should do this. The federal government shouldn't stick its nose in its business,” he said.
What an asshole.By Pete Brown