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Hardball tactics by Jim Jordan allies are backfiring with detractors in House speaker’s race

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Hardball tactics by Jim Jordan allies are backfiring with detractors in House speaker’s race
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An aggressive campaign by Rep. Jim Jordan‘s supporters is sparking backlash from Republican holdouts, making it harder for him to become the next House speaker.

Several GOP lawmakers, as well as one member’s spouse, have reported a barrage of calls and messages pushing them to back Jordan, R-Ohio, in his struggling candidacy. One even said she has received death threats.

The wife of Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., has received anonymous, threatening text messages this week pressuring her to persuade her husband to support Jordan.

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