Paul Ryan: Born January 29, 1970 is an American politician who is the 54th and current Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
Ryan is a member of the Republican Party who has served as the U.S. Representative for Wisconsin’s 1st congressional district since 1999. Ryan previously served as Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, from January 3 to October 29, 2015, and, before that, as Chairman of the House Budget Committee from 2011 to 2015. He was the Republican Party nominee for Vice President of the United States, running alongside former Governor Mitt Romney of Massachusetts in the 2012 election.
On October 29, 2015, Ryan was elected to replace John Boehner as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives following Boehner’s retirement, becoming the first person from Wisconsin to hold this position.
Sent email request via website: http://www.speaker.gov/contact
Request was sent on March 15th, 2017 and the photo was received on May 3rd, 2017 along with a beautiful letter to my daughter. She wrote to him after writing a paper about him in her honors freshman English class.