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Vulnerable Republicans face a moment of reckoning with Jim Jordan speaker vote

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Vulnerable Republicans face a moment of reckoning with Jim Jordan speaker vote
Jim Jordan

Centrist and politically vulnerable Republicans face a moment of reckoning as the House is expected to vote on whether to elect Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio as the next speaker.

Jordan is a right-wing firebrand and fierce Donald Trump ally, a Freedom Caucus co-founder who worked his way up to be Judiciary Committee chairman and became the party’s nominee for speaker last week after it ousted Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and forced Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., to withdraw due to a lack of support.

A House vote could take place as early as Tuesday, and while it’s still unclear if Jordan has the votes, the trends are in his favor.

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