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Paul Ryan says he and Trump have moved on and speak often

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.JIM LO SCALZO/EPA

House Speaker Paul Ryan said he and Donald Trump have moved beyond their disagreements during the presidential campaign.

Ryan told CBS in an interview excerpt that aired Thursday that he and Trump ‘‘speak about every day. And it’s not about looking ... back in the past. That’s behind us. We’re way beyond that.’’

Before the election, the Wisconsin Republican criticized some of Trump’s more incendiary remarks, and Trump called Ryan ‘‘weak and ineffective.’’

Ryan now calls Trump a ‘‘get-things-done kinda guy,’’ but he insists Congress won’t simply give the incoming president a blank check.

The speaker says Trump believes President Barack Obama ‘‘stripped a lot of power away’’ from Congress, and wants to ‘‘reset the balance of power, so that people and the Constitution are rightfully restored.’’

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