According to a new book, Ryan was sobbing as he watched the attack unfold at the US Capitol

During the January 6, 2021, attack on the United States Capitol, former House Speaker Paul Ryan was "sobbing", according to a new book.

Known for his criticisms of Donald Trump and his control of the Republican Party 

Ryan has expressed anger at the former president.

Mark Leibovich writes in his upcoming book that he "sobbed" during the insurrection.

A copy of the letter wa "II've lived my whole life in that building," Ryan, 

who served in CongressWisconsin for two decades,  

According to the book, Leibovich was later told this.