Newsmax Report: Scalise Expected To Drop Out Of The Race For Speaker Of The House
October 12, 2023
Steve Scalise drops out of House speaker race after meeting GOP conference…
House Majority Leader Steve Scalise has dropped out of the race to become the next House speaker.
“I was very clear we have to have everybody put their agendas on the side and focus on what this country needs this country is counting on us,” the Louisiana Republican told reporters Thursday after a meeting with the GOP conference.
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) announces he is withdrawing from the speaker race. pic.twitter.com/G9EbSSeGMx
— CSPAN (@cspan) October 13, 2023
Scalise can’t secure the 217 votes needed to be elected speaker, expected to withdraw…
Jim Jordan could jump back in…
BREAKING: Newsmax reports that Rep. Steve Scalise will likely not be able to secure 217 votes and is expected to drop out of the race for Speaker of the House. pic.twitter.com/8nTDfER2Zq
— ALX 🎃 (@alx) October 12, 2023