Hannity Endorses Jim Jordan for Speaker: ‘The Best Option I Think We Have’

Fox Information host Sean Hannity endorsed Home Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan’s (R-OH) bid for speaker of the Home on Wednesday following the ouster of former Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).

On McCarthy’s elimination, Hannity stated, “Now personally, I didn’t suppose this was needed,” earlier than including, “The eight Republicans who turned on McCarthy had quite a lot of complaints, some had been legit, some undeserving of the motion they took.”

He continued:

It was additionally — and I do know this for a truth — sadly it was additionally private. You realize what? It’s enterprise, it shouldn’t be private, however now there might be a brand new speaker. We all know that each Home Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan and Home Majority Chief Steve Scalise, they now each are formally in, they’re operating to be speaker. Let me let you know the place I’m tonight, make no mistake, I like Steve Scalise. I feel he’s a terrific chief, I feel he’s a very good man. He’s a patriot.

However I personally am frightened for him for one, very, very actual motive. It’s not going to be straightforward to run for speaker. He occurs to be going by way of most cancers therapy proper now and I need his well being to be put first. I actually imply that after I say that. I don’t suppose he must be altering his place right now.

Hannity concluded, “With that in thoughts, once more no private something concerned on this, my selection for chairman, my selection for speaker, the best choice I feel we now have is Jim Jordan.”

Jordan and Scalise have each acquired assist from Home Republicans as potential successors to McCarthy, as has former President Donald Trump.

On his present, Tuesday, Hannity claimed {that a} group of Republicans had been attempting to draft Trump as speaker of the Home and that Trump was allegedly “open” to the thought. A possible Trump speakership has acquired assist from Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), Rep. Troy Nehls (R-TX), and even Jordan himself, who informed Hannity, “If he needs to be speaker, nice.”

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