Rep. Jim Jordan is very popular among conservatives and many people expected him to make this announcement. This might be the main reason, he recently became the target of a smear campaign.
The Hill reports:
Jordan announces bid for Speaker
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) announced his bid for Speaker on Thursday afternoon in a letter to colleagues asking for their support.
“President Trump has taken bold action on behalf of the American people,” Jordan wrote in the Dear Colleague Letter released exclusively to The Hill. “Congress has not held up its end of the deal, but we can change that.”
Jordan wrote that his first focus is maintaining Republican control of the House.
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