BigNews.Biz - Jan 10,2017 - Speaker Ryan Meets With UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson
WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after meeting with UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson:
“The special relationship between the United States and United Kingdom is strong, and we are determined to make it even stronger. In this spirit, Secretary Johnson and I discussed several areas of mutual concern for our nations, including reaffirming our commitment to NATO and exploring opportunities for improving bilateral trade relations. I want to thank Secretary Johnson for his time and friendship.”
Rep. Paul D. Ryan
Paul Ryan is the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. Now serving his ninth term in the House, he represents Wisconsin’s First Congressional District.
Elected by the whole of the House of Representatives, the Speaker acts as leader of the House and combines several roles: the institutional role of presiding officer and administrative head of the House, the role of leader of the majority party in the House, and the representative role of an elected member of the House. The Speaker of the House is second in line to succeed the President, after the Vice President.