Bill reacts to the GOP’s hard-right choice for Speaker of the House in his Real Time monologue.
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Speaker of the House
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Rep. Jamie Raskin says former Rep. Liz Cheney, Sen. Mitt Romney, and Sen. Angus King have been floated among Democrats as options for a potential consensus Speaker of the House.
Kimmel: Donald Trump Slapped with a Gag Order, Furious George Santos Has a Meltdown & Still No House Speaker
A solar eclipse was visible from the western United States over the weekend, the Taylor Swift concert movie made $93 million at the box office over the weekend and fans everywhere are going crazy, we still don’t have a Speaker of the House and it looks like they might let the people decide, George Santos was seen roaming the halls of the Congress holding a baby and having a meltdown, a federal judge issued a partial gag order on Trump in the case related to January 6th, the MLB playoffs are underway and Phillies right-fielder Nick Castellanos made a sunny appearance on “MLB Tonight” after a big game, and we went out onto Hollywood Blvd to spread the word in a special medical edition of “Breaking the News.”
GOP nominee for House speaker Jim Jordan was unable to secure the gavel on the first vote. Jordan could only afford to lose three votes from Republicans during the vote if all Democrats were present. He earned 200 votes, while House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries won 212. Another 20 fellow Republicans voted against Jordan. #CNN #News
Seth takes a closer look at Trump endorsing Ohio congressman Jim Jordan as the next Speaker of the House, which could put one of the most prominent supporters of the January 6th coup attempt in charge of the chamber.
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