7 Republicans are running for House speaker. Only 2 of them voted to certify the 2020 election
Since House Republicans dropped Representative Jim Jordan of Ohio as their nominee for Speaker of the House, 7 new candidates have thrown their hat in the ring for the leadership position. The 7 candidates include House Majority Whip Tom Emmer, R-Minn., Rep. Kevin Hern, R-Okla., Rep. Austin Scott, R-Ga., Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Mich., Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La. and Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas.. However, of these 7 Representatives, only Emmer of Minnesota and Scott of Georgia voted to certify President Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election.
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