CBS News reports:
GOP Rep. Jim Jordan’s third attempt to win the speakership on the House floor takes place at 10 a.m. Friday, after two failed rounds of voting. There has been no clear evidence so far that he can convert enough of the 22 Republicans who voted against him Wednesday to prevail in this next round of voting, but at a news conference Friday morning before the vote, he said, “Our plan this weekend is to get a speaker elected to the House of Representatives as soon as possible.” He can afford to lose only four GOP votes on the floor if all House lawmakers show up and vote for a candidate.
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NEW: Today’s speaker vote hasn’t even started yet, and Jim Jordan has already LOST one vote. Freshman Republican Derrick Van Orden arrived in Israel this morning for what he described as a fact-finding mission. He previously supported Jim Jordan. pic.twitter.com/U0kcz3fo2j
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