Paul Ryan Early Career (Paul Davis Ryan Jr.) | Centramic
Paul Ryan - Early Career:
In the early career of Paul Ryan, Betty Ryan reportedly urged her son to accept a seat in Congress as a legislative assistant in Senator Kasten's office, which he did after graduation in 1992. In his early years working on Capitol Hill, Ryan supplemented his income by working as a waiter, as a coach, and in other jobs.
A few months after Kasten lost to Democrat Russ Feingold in the November 1992 election, Paul Ryan became a speechwriter for Empower America (now FreedomWorks), a conservative defense group founded by Jack Kemp, Jeane Kirkpatrick, and William Bennett.
Later, Ryan Davis worked as a speechwriter for Kemp, the Republican vice presidential candidate in the US presidential election in 1996. Kemp became Ryan's mentor, and Ryan said he had a "big influence."
In 1995, Paul Ryan became the then legislative director in the United States. Congressman Sam Brownback of Kansas. In 1997 he returned to Wisconsin, where he worked for a year as a marketing consultant for the construction company Ryan Incorporated Central, owned by his family.