Update: Jim Jordan will maintain a press convention at 8 AM earlier than the vote on the third speaker poll.
“This is a speech you won’t want to miss from the next Speaker of the House! Floor vote to follow at 10:00 a.m.” Rep. Thomas Massie mentioned.
This is a speech you received’t need to miss from the following Speaker of the House! Floor vote to observe at 10:00 a.m. https://t.co/PpJTo1V9tC
— Thomas Massie (@RepThomasMassie) October 20, 2023
The House will vote Friday morning on the third Speaker poll at 10 am ET.
Chairman Jim Jordan to date has failed to safe the 2017 votes to win the gavel. He mentioned he anticipated a third poll earlier than huddling with some RINO holdouts in a closed-door assembly.
Per CNN: “The House is expected to hold its next vote for speaker at 10 a.m. ET Friday, Rep. Jim Jordan’s office told reporters.”
“I’m still running for Speaker and I plan to go to the floor and get the votes and win this race,” Jordan advised reporters as he ready to huddle with McCarthy, McHenry and the RINO holdouts.
Jordan: “I’m nonetheless operating for Speaker and I plan to go to the ground and get the votes and win this race.” pic.twitter.com/9w95VbZDtt
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) (*8*)October 19, 2023
Jordan reportedly met with McCarthy, Speaker Pro Tempore Patrick McHenry, Lee Zeldin and a few of the RINOs refusing to again him for Speaker.
The RINO holdouts are usually not budging, in accordance to Congress reporters on the Hill.
They are encouraging Jim Jordan to drop out.
“Gimenez, leaving the meeting between McCarthy, McHenry, Jordan and the hold outs, said no minds were changed and that Jordan was encouraged in the meeting to drop out.” Politico reported.
The Republican Caucus was break up on whether or not to assist a decision giving Patrick McHenry energy as non permanent Speaker.
Earlier Thursday it was reported that Jim Jordan would again McCarthy ally Patrick McHenry as interim Speaker till January.
A few days in the past former House Speakers John Boehner and Newt Gingrich backed McHenry for interim Speaker.
The decision to empower McHenry fell by means of Thursday night.