Louisiana Representative Mike Johnson is the GOP's forth nominee for speaker of the house.
Minnesota Rep. Tom Emmer abruptly abandoned his bid to become House speaker, withdrawing hours after winning the internal party nomination once it became clear he would not have enough support from GOP colleagues for the gavel.
FOX 9 News at 6 p.m. Oct. 24, 2023
Minnesota Rep. Tom Emmer has abruptly withdrawn his bid to become the next House speaker hours after winning the internal party nomination when it became clear he would not have enough support from GOP colleagues following comments by former president Donald Trump.
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