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October 17, 2023

Dem leaders float backing McHenry

Hakeem Jeffries and Katherine Clark

House Democratic leaders are floating the idea of elevating Speaker Pro Tem Patrick McHenry by formally electing him to the post, a last-minute gambit to scuttle Rep. Jim Jordan’s (R-Ohio) ascension to the speakership.

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