The House of Representatives has now voted on the potential speakership of Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and he appears to have lost the first vote on the matter.
🚨 𝐁𝐑𝐄𝐀𝐊𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐒 🚨Rep. Jim Jordan LOSES Speaker bid, garnering short of the needed 217 votes
In a close vote that underscored the ideological schisms within the House Republicans, Rep. Jim Jordan narrowly missed securing the Speakership of the House. The tight… pic.twitter.com/LFwW2bR1Ab
— Daily DeepDive (@DailyDeepDive) October 17, 2023
Jim Jordan now has more votes against him than Kevin McCarthy did in January.
That speaker race lasted 15 rounds.
— Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) October 17, 2023
This story is developing…