Article originally appeared on thepostmillennial.com.
The House held a second vote for Speaker on Tuesday afternoon, mirroring the first vote on Monday. The second, like the first, failed to reach enough votes for any one nominee to take the post.
Rep Tom Cole nominated Jordan on the floor, while Rep Pete Aguilar nominated House Minority leader Hakeem Jeffries. Jeffries retained the votes of his full Democrat caucus while the Republicans splintered among themselves, despite being the majority party.
Reps Don Bacon, Lori Chavez-Deremer, Carlos Gimenez, Jen Kiggans, and Mike Lawler voted for Kevin McCarthy.
Reps Mario Díaz-Balart, Drew Ferguson, Tony Gonzalez, Kay Granger, John Henry Rutherford, Michael Simpson, and Steve Womak voted for Steve Scalise. Reps Anthony D’Esposito, Andrew Garbarino, and Nick LaLota voted for Steve Scalise.
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