Conservatives are rallying around Jim Jordan for Speaker in the wake of Kevin McCarthy losing the second round of voting for Speaker of the US House of Representatives.
19 members voted against McCarthy, completely flooring GOP elites hoping to keep the status quo.
This is an historic event not seen in a 100 years.
GOP rebels are moving towards Jim Jordan.
Jim Jordan is patriotic, gets along with all factions of the party. He is also a favorite of conservatives and DC insiders.
As of writing Jordan is past 20 votes:
On the third round of votes, Byron Donalds flips his vote from Kevin McCarthy to Jim Jordan for House Speaker.
There could also be another reason why McCarthy got hammered…