BREAKING: Jim Jordan Launches Bid for Speaker

House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH) on Wednesday announced a bid for House Speaker after Kevin McCarthy was dethroned.

8 Republicans voted to oust McCarthy: Biggs, Buck, Burchett, Crane, Gaetz, Good, Mace, and Rosendale.

Chairman Jordan on Tuesday night teased a speakership bid during an appearance on Fox News with host Sean Hannity.

Hannity pressed Jordan on whether he would consider the role if offered, to which Jordan responded, “I’m going to talk to the conference over the next week, Sean. I think that’s the key.”

On Wednesday, Jim Jordan launched a bid for House Speaker.

“We are at a critical crossroad in our nation’s history. Now is the time for our Republican conference to come together to keep our promise to Americans. The problems we face are challenging, but they are not insurmountable. We can focus on the changes that improve the country and unite us in offering real solutions. But no matter what we do, we must do it together as a conference,” Chairman Jordan wrote.

“I respectfully ask for your support for Speaker of the House of Representatives,” Rep. Jordan said in a letter to his colleagues.

Fox News reported:

House Judiciary Chair Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, announced he is running for speaker — the first GOP lawmaker to put his hat in the ring for what’s sure to be a competitive race.

The House of Representatives is without an elected leader after former speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., was ousted by a small group of rebels within his own party.

Jordan said Wednesday morning that he would step up to run for the job. House Republicans plan to hold a candidate forum next Tuesday and an election the following day.

Jim Jordan, Chairman of the Judiciary, is currently the leader of one of three House Committees spearheading the impeachment inquiry of Joe Biden.

Rep. Gaetz showed support for his “mentor” Jim Jordan Tuesday night in a post on X.

Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) will announce his bid for House Speaker later Wednesday, according to Politico.

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