The House is slated to hold a second vote for Speaker on Wednesday after Judiciary Committee Chair Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) lost 20 GOP votes on his first attempt Tuesday.
It’s unclear how much support Jordan will pick up on a second ballot, which was postponed Tuesday evening. Multiple lawmakers have signaled they do not plan to back Jordan in a sound round.
At the same time, a push to expand the power of Speaker Pro Tempore Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) is heating up as the GOP conference struggles to see a way forward.
The second Speaker vote is scheduled for 11 a.m. EDT.
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