Home Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH) will run for Home Speaker once more after Steve Scalise dropped out of the race Thursday evening.
“Home Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan mentioned on Friday that he’s re-entering the race for speaker, only a day after the GOP’s nominee, Majority Chief Steve Scalise, dropped his bid for the highest job after failing to lock up sufficient help.” – NBC Information reported.
Jim Jordan and Rep. Steve Scalise introduced their bid for Home Speaker final week.
Home Republicans on Wednesday voted behind closed doorways and selected Scalise because the nominee for Speaker in a 113-99 vote.
113 RINOS half from Jim Jordan. What a shame — Scalise is McCarthy within the flesh. It is time for the conservatives within the occasion to stand up as soon as once more and reject RINOS from management! #TheGreatAmericaShow https://t.co/hwfhdCP8s1
— Lou Dobbs (@LouDobbs) October 11, 2023
Scalise dropped out of the race late Thursday evening after he was unable to garner sufficient help for a full Home vote.
Congressman Richard Hudson, chairman of the Nationwide Republican Congressional Committee endorsed Jim Jordan Friday morning.
“I imagine Jim Jordan is the one that ought to lead us. The Home Republican Majority is the final greatest likelihood to cease Biden and the anti-American liberals who’re dragging this nation down. We should unite behind one chief with the integrity, the power and the imaginative and prescient to guide us. I imagine Jim Jordan is that chief and I ask my colleagues to affix me now,” Hudson mentioned in an announcement.
Kevin McCarthy was ousted as Home Speaker final Tuesday in a 216-210 vote after Rep. Matt Gaetz filed a Movement to Vacate the Chair.
8 Republicans voted to oust McCarthy on Tuesday: Biggs, Buck, Burchett, Crane, Gaetz, Good, Mace, and Rosendale.
McCarthy is now the “shortest serving speaker since 1876.”