In a letter addressed to the representatives, Jordan reminded that Kevin McCarthy was removed from his post as Speaker of the House of Representatives yesterday after his support among Republicans decreased. Jordan announced his candidacy for the vacant House Speaker seat.
"We are at a critical juncture in our nation's history," Jordan said, emphasizing the need to reduce spending, secure the border and protect national security. It is time to come together as a Republican caucus to keep our promises to the American people."
Jordan emphasized "unity" to solve the problems facing the country and asked members to support his candidacy for the Presidency of the House of Representatives.
Kevin McCarthy was ousted from his post in a vote in the House of Representatives yesterday after his support among Republicans waned, becoming the first speaker in American history to be ousted from his seat with the votes of members of his own party.
Republican Representative Patrick McHenry took over as Speaker of the House of Representatives until a new Speaker is elected.