House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) spoke with Meet the Press to discuss the ongoing stalemate to elect a new House Speaker.

Jeffries said they’re having “informal conversations” with GOP counterparts to determine a ‘bipartisan solution.’

Is the Uniparty devising a plan to insert its House Speaker candidate?

“We heard you talking about a bipartisan solution to resolving this stalemate in the House. Are you actually having conversations behind the scenes with your Republican counterparts about trying to create a bipartisan solution, a governing coalition?” Kristen Welker asked.

“There are informal conversations that have been underway. When we get back to Washington tomorrow, it’s important to begin to formalize those discussions. From the very beginning of this Congress, House Democrats have made clear that we want to continue to put people over politics and to fight for things like lower costs, better paying jobs, safer communities, and to build an economy that works from the middle out and the bottom up,” Jeffries responded.

“On the other hand, House Republicans have been focused on fighting each other. It’s time to end the Republican Civil War so we can get back to doing the business of the American people and we as House Democrats are committed to finding that bipartisan path forward in a meaningful way,” he continued.

“We have made clear, publicly and privately, that we are ready, willing and able to enter into a bipartisan governing coalition,” he emphasized.

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A “bipartisan governing coalition” would essentially concede power to Democrats in the House of Representatives.

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) issued this message for House Republicans.

“Some Republicans want to cut a deal with Democrat leader Hakeem Jeffries to elect a Speaker. With Democrats controlling the White House and the Senate, we must not give up control of the House. Republicans should unite behind Jim Jordan as our Speaker of the House!” he said.

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).

However, the tally remains significantly below the threshold Jordan needs to earn the House Speaker role.

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The Hill noted:

The fast-talking hard-line conservative’s official nomination comes amid intense turbulence in the House GOP, and it is far from certain that Jordan can win the gavel on the House floor. The conference has been rudderless and chaotic since the House ousted former Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) last week.

Jordan will go up against Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) on the House floor — if he can secure enough support.

A second vote Friday asking members if they would support Jordan on the House floor as the nominee came in at 152-55, far short of the 217 he needs to clinch the gavel.

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.

During a Thursday night closed-door House GOP conference meeting, Scott stood up and announced his opposition to Jordan, according to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) and another House Republican.

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