Five on 2: Can Jim Jordan win House Speaker post?

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Representative Jim Jordan (R OH-4) launched his bid to be the next House speaker last week.

Jordan said Congress isn’t doing enough to back President Donald Trump.

Few House Republicans believe Jordan could amass the votes needed to replace retiring Speaker Paul Ryan — especially amid allegations in the Ohio State University sports doctor probe — even though grassroots conservatives are widely backing his run.

But in announcing his bid — less than 24 hours after introducing a resolution to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein — the combative former wrestler is setting down a marker that the right flank wants a seat at the House GOP’s leadership table.

Dr. Marc Clauson, Professor of History and Law at Cedarville University sat down with Brooke Moore to discuss Jordan’s chances.

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