U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) is followed by reporters after leaving an hours-long House Republican members meeting at the U.S. Capitol October 19, 2023 in Washington, DC. The GOP members considered empowering Speaker Pro Tempore Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-RC) but Jordan says he will now continue to seek a third vote to become Speaker of the House. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)