The Washington Examiner’s Reese Gorman predicted that House Republicans will have a lot to learn before settling on a new speaker.
Gorman appeared on C‑SPAN on Saturday to offer his analysis of the anticipated election for speaker of the House. His appearance came after Rep. Jim Jordan (R‑OH) failed his third election for the position and ultimately withdrew as the nominee. Now, seven others are vying to be nominated on Monday and hold at least the first election on Tuesday. Saturday was the 18th day without a speaker, and Jordan was the second nominee to bow out.
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“It seems there has not been many lessons learned,” Gorman said of the GOP conference. “Ultimately, at the end of the day, if the conference has not learned they need to coalesce around a candidate, then there will not be a speaker. Because it only takes four people to block an …