Congressman Insists ‘It Will Not Be a Problem’ For Indicted Trump to Become House Speaker: ‘We Can Change the Rules at Any Time’

Rep. Greg Steube (R-FL) assured Newsmax host Eric Bolling that former President Donald Trump may grow to be speaker of the Home whereas underneath felony indictment, regardless of claims on the contrary, as a result of Home Republicans “can change the principles at any time.”

Throughout an look on Newsmax’s The Steadiness on Thursday, Steube stated:

How superior wouldn’t it be for President Trump to be the chief of the Home and negotiate with Chuck Schumer and Joe Biden spending insurance policies from a conservative majority Home? I can’t consider someone that might be higher to do it. I absolutely assist the notion, I particularly assist it if we are able to’t come collectively as a convention. I do know Jim Jordan’s operating, I do know Steve Scalise is operating. In the event that they each can’t get 218, we have to have someone that may unify our convention, even when it’s for the 45 days, 60 days that we’re on this making an attempt to cross this funding concern. We have to have someone that may unite the get together, all people can get behind, and wouldn’t it simply be candy to all these Democrats who kicked out our former speaker, that they removed Kevin McCarthy and now they should cope with President Trump?

Steube predicted that the one Republicans who may not assist a Trump speakership can be these in Democratic-leaning districts, although he famous that they might danger being primaried in the event that they opted to vote no.

“I’ve even seen quotes from Jim Jordan and Steve Scalise that if Trump for some cause determined to do it, they might assist it,” Steube informed Bolling. “What higher particular person on our staff to return in, unify the get together, and stick it to the Democrats, even when it’s for a brief time period?”

After Bolling requested the congressman whether or not Trump might be prevented from changing into speaker resulting from a Home rule that prohibits anybody underneath felony indictment from operating, Steube stated:

I’ll nip that within the bud proper now as a result of I’ve seen Democrats tweeting that again at me. To begin with, Trump wouldn’t be a member of the Home, so on the present second guidelines don’t apply to him as a result of he’s not a member of the Home, and solely the principles apply to a member of the Home. And I can assure you that if that had been to occur, we’re within the majority, we are able to change the principles at any time, there are issues that we are able to do to alter the principles, and it’ll not be an issue.

A number of Home Republicans, together with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), have expressed assist for a Trump speakership following the ousting of former Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) this week, and Trump has indicated that he can be open to the thought.

On Wednesday, Trump shared a number of Fact Social posts endorsing him for speaker of the Home and posted a photograph of himself holding the speaker’s gavel.

Nevertheless, on Thursday night, Trump introduced his endorsement of Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) for speaker.

Watch above by way of Newsmax.

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