Last updated on: 12/14/2017 | Author: ProCon.org

Paul Ryan Biography

Title:
Speaker of the US House of Representatives (R-WI)
Position:
Pro to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

“Real peace will require Palestinians to recognize that Israel has a right to exist, even as it will require two states for the two peoples.”

“Defense and Homeland Security,” paulryan.house.gov (accessed Dec. 12, 2017)

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Oct. 29, 2015-present
  • US Representative (R-WI), Jan. 3, 1999-present
  • US Vice Presidential candidate, Aug. 11, 2012-Nov. 6, 2012
  • Former Legislative Aid, US Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS)
  • Former speechwriter for Jack Kemp and William Bennett, Empower America
  • Former Marketer, Ryan Inc. (family construction company)
  • Former Intern, Senator Bob Kasten (R-WI)
Education:
  • BA, Economics and Political Science, Miami University (OH), 1992
Other:
  • Twitter: @RepPaulRyan
Quoted in:
  1. Should Jerusalem Be the Undivided Capital of Israel?