House Speaker Paul Ryan Wis. leaves a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, January 31, 2017, following a GOP strategy session. Ryan gave a strong defense of President Donald Trump’s refugee and immigration ban to caucus members and said he backs the order, which has created chaos and confusion worldwide. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Ryan supports stopping refugee program so “vetting standards are up to snuff.”

Washington • House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday defended President Donald Trump’s divisive executive order on refugees and immigration,…