DML News brings you the following information from APNEWS.COM:

Democrat Randy Bryce says his challenge to Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan is what forced him to retire.

Bryce, known by his nickname “Iron Stache,” said Wednesday that “the repeal part is done now and we have to work just as hard now with the replacepart.”

The article went on to state the following:

Bryce says the challenge for Democrats will be sustaining enthusiasm into the fall.

Kevin Seifert, Ryan’s top political adviser, responded to the comments made by Bryce, saying it’s “laughable” that the candidate would suggest Ryan decided against seeking re-election because of him.

See the video and Twitter post Bryce sent out about Ryan’s retirement below.