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Live updates | GOP will make another attempt at seating House speaker with Jim Jordan's nomination

Republicans are set to make another attempt at seating a House speaker, hoping to elevate a chief ally of Donald Trump to a center seat of U.S. power

The House of Representatives is set to vote on Jim Jordan's nomination for speaker on Tuesday afternoon, two weeks after the chamber ousted Kevin McCarthy from the top spot.

Jordan was scrambling to shore up the votes needed to clinch the vote in the closely divided chamber. He can likely only lose a few GOP votes to win the nod.

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Jim Jordan’s rapid rise has been cheered by Trump and the far right