The Hill reports:
House Judiciary Chair Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) will again run for Speaker, after narrowly losing the nomination to Majority Leader Steve Scalise just days ago. House Republicans are gathering now, after a rollercoaster week.
Scalise (R-La.) bowed out late Thursday when it became apparent he would not garner the 217 votes needed to earn the gavel. Internal division and opposition led to his withdrawal, coming just a day after he won the party’s nomination.
Meanwhile, the House is paralyzed and unable to push through legislation as war breaks out in Israel and the clock ticks closer to a Nov. 17 government funding deadline.
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We asked Steve Scalise-ally Rep Steve Womack (R-AL) if Scalise surrogates would support Jim Jordan for House Speaker.
Womack responded: “Are you kidding me??” pic.twitter.com/wuBs9BQMgP
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Flashback: Speaker candidate Jim Jordan texted Mark Meadows urging Mike Pence not to accept all the electoral votes on January 6th. pic.twitter.com/iYzb04bxQj
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