Inside the race for Mike Johnson’s old job

(R-Calif.) after he was ousted from the speakership in October consumed three weeks and nearly tore the House Republican conference apart.Vice chair is considered the No. 6 slot in the House Republican leadership hierarchy. The role is thought to be related to messaging, although its exact responsibilities are hazy.

Bice suggested last week as Republicans struggled in a late-night, closed-door meeting to select a fourth speaker nominee that the drawn-out fight over the role had done little to attract female candidates.

“I think a number of them would make great speakers, and I believe in the future they will,” he said. (N.Y.), who is conference chair and the No. 4 House Republican. “I want to diversify our message,” Alford said. “We have to be cognizant that not everyone is in an R+25 district like I am.”

“We’re sophomores,” Van Duyne said. “This is our third year in Congress. I think in order to run for speaker you need to have a thorough understanding of and a more thorough network.”(R-Fla.), who was also elected in 2020, from running for speaker. Donalds came in third to Johnson and McCarthy — who wasn’t running but garnered 43 write-in votes — in the final round of balloting.)

Trump Jr. is a co-defendant in the case and is likely to “face questions on the stand about whether they knew of or participated in efforts to pump up the value of company properties on financial statements,”Today is the final day of the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting.

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