GOP Rep. Austin Scott (GA) filed to be Home Speaker on Friday after Jim Jordan re-entered the race.
217 votes are wanted to win the gavel and safe the speakership.
“I’ve filed to be Speaker of the Home. We’re in Washington to legislate, and I wish to lead a Home that capabilities in the very best curiosity of the American folks.” Rep. Austin Scott stated on Friday afternoon.
I’ve filed to be Speaker of the Home. We’re in Washington to legislate, and I wish to lead a Home that capabilities in the very best curiosity of the American folks.
— Rep. Austin Scott (@AustinScottGA08) October 13, 2023
Austin Scott is one other Paul Ryan RINO.
BREAKING: Rep Austin Scott is working to be Speaker of the Home.
In 2021, he was the highest political dealer.
He bought FuelCell Power, $FCEL, on 2021-01-14, after shopping for on 2020-10-30, for a 780% acquire.
He sat on the Commodity Exchanges, Power & Credit score subcommittee.
— unusual_whales (@unusual_whales) October 13, 2023
Earlier Friday it was reported Home Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH) re-entered the race for Home Speaker once more after Steve Scalise dropped out Thursday evening.
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 consider Jim Jordan is the one that ought to lead us. The Home Republican Majority is the final greatest probability to cease Biden and the anti-American liberals who’re dragging this nation down. We should unite behind one chief with the integrity, the flexibility and the imaginative and prescient to guide us. I consider Jim Jordan is that chief and I ask my colleagues to hitch me now,” Hudson stated in a press release.
Rep. Austin just isn’t working to be Home Speaker. He’s working to cease Jim Jordan.
You aren’t working to be Speaker.
You might be working to cease Jim Jordan from being Speaker as a result of defending the pursuits of DC and Ukraine is extra essential to you than representing your voters.
Drop out and go away. https://t.co/2ArtsseFIR
— Greg Worth (@greg_price11) October 13, 2023