Many have been having it both ways with Trump—condemning his racism, sexism and gratuitous provocations, but refusing to say when he has gone too far.
Ryan said, 'This party does not prey on people's prejudices. We appeal to their highest ideals. This is the party of Lincoln.' Then he caved.
Obama is expected to echo their sentiments later this week.
Washington has 2,600 snow-shoveling volunteers.
Tens of thousands of tourists have also been stranded, as snow grounds flights.
The storm could affect up to 50 million people along the Eastern Seaboard.
At a dozen popular ski resorts and mountains in the northeastern U.S., only 14 percent of trails are open.
Whoever said "tis' the season to be jolly" never heard of Bon Iver.
"I climb because a mountain pulls you in. It draws you to it, just like a drug. It really is like an addiction."
Hundreds sledded down Capitol Hill Thursday in defiance of a post-9/11 ban, but police seemed content to let the 'protesters' have their fun.
The government vowed safety improvements after dozens die last year, but tour operators say the measures aren't enough.
Forecasters warned of the worst cold in two decades from another arctic front this week.
The storm pummeled millions of morning commuters with freezing rain, snow and gusty winds from New York City to Boston.
Zachary Maxwell, 12, made a documentary film about what makes for a snow day in New York City.
Snowstorm could affect up to 60 million people in almost a dozen states.
Winter storms are making life worse for the country's 620,000 registered refugees.