Tell Speaker Ryan to Stay Away from the Affordable Care Act Speaker Ryan has made it abundantly clear that his priority remains repealing the Affordable Care Act. This is serious. The new Speaker has both houses of Congress on his side, and he’s extremely focused on using his power to dismantle the Affordable Care Act piece by piece. That’s why need to stand together and make sure Speaker Ryan doesn’t get what he wants in 2016. The Affordable Care Act provides 17.6 million Americans with health insurance — repealing it would be downright disastrous for middle class Americans. Sign on to tell Speaker Ryan to keep his hands off the Affordable Care Act.