Tom Emmer Removes His Hat From The Ring In Bid For Speakership – The Conservative


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Tom Emmer, House Majority Whip, has declared that he will not make a bid for Speaker as the House Republicans are gradually unifying behind Jim Jordan, the Republican conference nominee for Speaker from the Judiciary Committee of Ohio. The Speakership dispute is now in its third week.

“Whip Emmer has no plans to run for Speaker,” Team Emmer Executive Director Michael McAdams told Breitbart News on Friday night. “Whip Emmer spoke to Congressman Jordan directly this AM and told him he was supporting him. We have been in touch with his team all day in support.”

Emmer’s team has ruled out a Speakership run after Jordan secured the GOP conference nomination for Speaker of the House on Friday, despite some media outlets speculating that Emmer was possibly aiming for the position.

Emmer’s top adviser has made a statement on record that Emmer will not be pursuing the speakership, thus opening up the opportunity for Jordan.

The new Emmer statement has been gaining attention due to the ongoing strife it has caused within the House. Reports of leaks and false media attacks from various sources have only added fuel to the fire, with no foreseeable resolution in sight. With limited options for those who were not supporting Jordan, Emmer’s declaration that he will not be seeking the Speakership position is becoming an increasingly important factor.

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