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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 07: U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) listens during a weekly news conference June 7, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. House Republicans held a closed conference meeting earlier to discuss immigration. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

In a speech to interns on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) called for an end to "tribalism and identity politics" in the government.

Ryan frequently decried the partisanship that has come to characterize lawmakers since the Obama era as well as cautioning the youth against Twitter, though he didn't mention President Donald Trump by name, despite his infamous Twitter antics. Ryan also told an anecdote of his time as an intern in D.C. and his time waiting tables, citing these experiences as ones that made him aware of the communities affected by lawmakers every day.

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