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Three Texas Republicans help block Jim Jordan from becoming U.S. House speaker in first vote

Reps. Jake Ellzey, Kay Granger and Tony Gonzales joined 17 other House Republicans to block the Ohio Republican from the gavel.

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan arrives for a House Republican caucus meeting in the U.S. Capitol, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

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Congress Politics J.K. "Jake" Ellzey Kay Granger Tony Gonzales