Paul Ryan had just finished his inaugural speech as House speaker, when Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, ran up to him to shake his hand.

Moments earlier, Gohmert was one of nine Republican lawmakers to vote against Ryan, and to vote instead for Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Fla., the favored pick for conservative Republicans.

But according to Gohmert's spokeswoman, Gohmert was inspired enough by Ryan's remarks to run up and offer his congratulations.

"He went up to shake his hand, congratulate him, tell him it was a great a speech, and that he'd do everything he could to help him, when he is right," spokeswoman Kimberly Willingham told the Washington Examiner.

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