GOP picks Mike Johnson for fourth attempt to end Speaker stalemate: Live coverage
BY THE HILL STAFF – 10/24/23 9:57 PM ET
Emmer won the nomination after five rounds of voting, but withdrew after it became clear shortly afterward that the Minnesota lawmaker would have too many opponents to reach 217 votes on the House floor.
Johnson on Tuesday night won 128 votes, but it remains to be seen if he can get to 217.
The House has been without a Speaker for three weeks.
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Kevin McCarthy’s name is no longer above the entrance to the Speaker’s office.