Paul Ryan at Knesset: Israel-US alliance 'more important than ever'
Speaker of the US House of Representatives Paul Ryan (R-WI) said Monday during a visit to the Israeli Knesset that the alliance between Israel and the US is “more important than ever.”
Ryan, who is visiting Israel on his first trip abroad in his new position, met with Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and said that the US will work “shoulder to shoulder” with Israel to fight them common threats such as Islamic State and Iran.
“I wanted to come to Israel first to emphasize how important the US’ commitment to Israel and strong friendship with Israel is to us," Ryan said of his choice of first official visit abroad.
Edelstein told Ryan that Israel knows is has true friends in the US, in Congress and the White House.
“In 'our neighborhood', true friendship is not just important, but it must be said that the US commitment to stand with Israel on sensitive issues, facing threats of terror, IS and Iran, guarantees Israel’s existence,” Edelstein added.
Ryan arrived in Israel Sunday accompanied by a delegation of both senior Democratic and Republican house lawmakers.
According to a statement from Ryan's office in Washington, this is the first visit by Ryan to a foreign nation since he assumed the position of Speaker of the House last October.
The US delegation is meeting with senior Israeli officials to discuss bilateral relations between the two countries as well as security issues affecting the region and the world.
In the statement on his website, Ryan said that "I’m proud that my first trip as speaker is a return to Israel. At this critical moment, it is essential that we reaffirm the historic alliance between our two nations and work together to address the mutual security threats that we face."
Accompanying Ryan is Rep. Mac Thornberry (R), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes (R), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and Rep. Greg Meeks (D), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, among others.
Ryan, 46, holds the most powerful job in Congress and is second in line to the presidency after the vice president, should the commander-in-chief be impeached or otherwise vacate the Oval Office.
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Paul Ryan was the wrong choice for the Speaker job. The first thing he did was sell out the Christians, Jews and the State of Israel when he pushed through funding the Progressives immigration scheme to tip the voter demographics in the USA in favor of the anti-Christian and anti-Semitic Progressive Communist Democratic Party. The Progressives in the Communist Democratic Party share a common hatred towards Christians, Jews and the State of Israel with the Muslims and they are bringing these Jew and Christian hating and murdering Muslim animals to the USA to destroy our Judea Christian based society and use the threat they pose to Christians and Jews to subdue them, while they lure the Muslim terrorist and supporter animals into their voter base under the disguise of their phony, "reaching out" program, which the Progressives in the FBI are guilty of participating in. The Progressives are endeavoring to build a voter base large enough to take permanent control of the government and outlaw Christianity and it's root Judaism in the USA and then in the world. The Progressives plot to outlaw Christianity and it's root Judaism throughout the world includes overthrowing the State of Israel. The Progressives plan to accomplish this by building up the economies and armies of the enemies of the State of Israel, and when they think the time is right they plan for them to use built up economies and armies against the State of Israel in a war they plan to orchestrate. Of the four umbrella Muslim terrorist organizations, which include al-Qaeda, Hezbollah, Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas the Progressive's chose to conspire directly with the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist organization. To this end the Progressives in the USA led the conspiracy with the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist organization to overthrow the governments in those countries where they are outlawed or could do better in order to unleash them so that they could endeavor to take control of the governments, militaries, finances and resources. So far the Progressive Communists conspired with the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist organization to escalate phony peace protests into violence and claim the governments responses were the governments committing atrocities against their own people and then use George Soros' phony "right to protect" policy to justify overthrowing Mubarak in Egypt, Gadaffi in Libya, Saleh in Yemen and the ongoing overthrow of Assad in Syria. The Progressives in the now Communist Democratic Party have assimilated the public schools, colleges, museums and parks into their Communist system and they are currently using them to deceive Americans about the evil nature of Islam in order to cause them to unknowingly support and in some cases join the Jew and Christian hating and murder Muslim animals they are bringing to the USA and conspiring with to overthrow the State of Israel. The Progressives are allowing these Muslim terrorists and their supporters to use the USA as their home base to travel from and join the Muslim terrorist organizations that are violently overthrowing Assad, exterminating Christians and committing terrorist acts against the State of Israel. Paul Ryan could very well turn out to be one of the disingenuous Christians described in the Bible, which if that is the case he will fall away from the faith when the Antichrist rises to power.