Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL) announced on Monday he will support Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) for House Speaker.

Rogers reportedly was in talks with Democrats about reaching a deal for a “bipartisan governing coalition” to end the stalemate.

DC Draino commented:

Rep. Mike Rogers is openly organizing a coalition of Democrats to join with RINOs to elect a Uniparty Speaker (possibly Hakeem Jeffries)

The reason is simple

Mike is Chair of Armed Services and bought out by defense contractors

Jim Jordan wants to stop Ukraine funding

The Military Industrial Complex has been funding Mike Rogers for years so they have him on a tight leash to be their little Congressional war funding simp

“Rep. Mike Rogers, who chairs the Armed Services Committee, told reporters Thursday after a closed-door House GOP meeting that he wants Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries to tell Republicans what concessions they’ll have to make for Democrats to help them elect a speaker,” Forbes wrote.

“It’s outrageous that Jim Jordan has been nominated by the party, has the support of McCarthy and McHenry, and yet Mike Rogers and a few House Republicans would rather work with Democrats. If you’re a House Republican, please vote for Jim Jordan—not Hakeem Jeffries,” Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) commented.

House Republicans nominated Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) on Friday in the party’s second attempt to elect a Speaker candidate.

In a closed-door meeting, the House Republican Conference voted 124-81 for Jordan over Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA).

The Hill noted:

And some Republicans are sharply opposed to Jordan’s bid.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.), chair of the House Armed Services Committee, told reporters Friday that there was nothing that Jordan could do to win his support.

It appears Rogers has succumbed to the pressure to unify and support Jordan.

“Jim Jordan and I have had two cordial, thoughtful, and productive conversations over the past two days. We agreed on the need for Congress to pass a strong NDAA, appropriations to fund our government’s vital functions, and other important legislation like the Farm Bill,” Rogers wrote Monday morning.


“As a result, I have decided to support Jim Jordan for Speaker of the House on the floor,” he added.

“Since I was first elected to the House, I have always been a team player and supported what the majority of the Republican Conference agrees to. Together, our Republican majority will be stronger to fight Joe Biden’s reckless agenda for America.”

There were reports Rogers and other Republicans were going to put forward another candidate.

“Thank you, Chairman Rogers. Your leadership is just what our Conference needs right now. We must all keep coming together and get back to work,” Jim Jordan said.

Former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) endorsed Jordan for House Speaker.

Kevin McCarthy Makes House Speaker Endorsement

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