‘He Will Get There’: McCarthy After Jordan Won Nominee for House Speaker but Failed to Get Enough Support for Floor Vote

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By NTD Video
October 13, 2023News Clips

House Republicans have picked Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) as their new speaker nominee on Friday, one day after Rep. Steve Scalise announced that he was dropping out of the House speaker race. But more than 50 Republicans voted later in the day against supporting Mr. Jordan on the House floor. Rep. Mike Garcia (R-Calif.) spoke to reporters and explained that representatives would go home for the weekend, so there would be “no activity” during that time. Meanwhile, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told reporters that Mr. Jordan would get enough support in the end.

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