NTD News Today Full Broadcast (October 5)

Chris Beers
By Chris Beers
October 5, 2023NTD News Today
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The House is now searching for its next speaker—one that can get enough Republican votes in a thinly divided Congress to take on the job. So far, 2 well-known figures have announced they are in the running—Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Chairman of the Judiciary Committee Jim Jordan (R-Ohio). Meanwhile, some representatives are expressing their frustration with Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) for putting them in this situation.

The future of U.S. aid to Ukraine now faces more uncertainty, as a leading candidate for House Speaker has said he’s against further funding. President Joe Biden says he will find a way around that as he prepares to give a major speech.

Lawyers for former President Donald Trump have asked a judge to postpone his classified documents trial until after next year’s presidential election. They say they haven’t received all the material needed to prepare his defense.