Rep. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) made a last-minute submission to the Speaker of the Home, posing a problem to front-runner Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio).
The seven-term congressman has maintained a low profile throughout his tenure in Washington, specializing in politics and remaining largely out of the general public eye.
🚨 BREAKING: Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA) has filed to run for Speaker of the Home, organising a battle with front-runner Jim Jordan.
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Home Republicans will meet once more on Friday at 1:00 PM EST for a nominees discussion board throughout which members can nominate candidates.
Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-SC), a average intently allied with honorary speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), will ship a nominating speech for Jordan. McCarthy did He said He helps Jordan.
McCarthy says he helps Jordan
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Scott will probably function a vessel for the small anti-Jordanian contingent throughout the convention.
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