Reuven Rivlin

Ryan to Host Israeli President Rivlin Thursday

Rivlin met with Obama at the White House Wednesday. (Aude Guerrucci/ Pool via Getty Images)

Paul D. Ryan will meet with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin Thursday in his first meeting with a foreign leader since he was elected speaker.  

Rivlin met with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., at the White House Wednesday afternoon and attended a White House Hanukkah party where he lit the candles on a menorah.