PressTV-Conservatives lobbying for Jordan as House Speaker

More than 40 Conservative leaders and lawmakers have started a campaign to lobby House Freedom Caucus member Jim Jordan of Ohio to replace Paul Ryan the current US Speaker of the House.

Forty prominent conservative leaders have sent a letter to Congressman Jordan on Friday, urging him to replace Paul Ryan (R-WI) as the next Speaker of the House.

In the letter, the conservative leaders argued that the current House leadership has “utterly failed” and “proven that it’s part of the Swamp.” The conservatives believe that Jordan is the solution to the current House leadership.

Ryan has endorsed House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from California, to become the next Speaker and Axios reports that “President Trump loves McCarthy, and consults him frequently for advice.” This said, many GOP lawmakers, instead, wish to see Jordan take the top House leadership position.

Speaker Paul Ryan (right) leans over as Kevin…

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