Kevin McCarthy Loses 2nd and 3rd Votes for Speaker – Matt Gaetz Nominates Jim Jordan

by J Pelkey
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Kevin McCarthy lost the second and third votes for House Speaker on Tuesday.

The winning Republican can only afford to lose 4 votes! He must reach 218 votes to win the Speakership.

Matt Gaetz nominated Jim Jordan prior to the second vote.

Jim Jordan nominated McCarthy prior to the second vote.

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Jordan picked up 20 votes.

Watch via CSPAN:

The House has adjourned until noon tomorrow.

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