Seven of the 9 men running for House speaker voted to overturn the 2020 election results

Posted on AllSides October 23rd, 2023
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Bill Clark / CQ Roll Call via AP

Of the nine Republicans running for House speaker, seven voted to overturn the 2020 presidential election results that made Joe Biden president.

After Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, took himself out of the running last week, when it became clear that he wouldn't get enough votes for the top job, nine men have lined up to see if they can pull the sword from the stone.

The fact that so many of them backed Donald Trump's theory of a faulty 2020 election — even after a mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol — isn't...

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