Trump says he is endorsing Jim Jordan to be House speaker

(Reuters) – Former U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is endorsing Jim Jordan to replace ousted U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.

“He (Jordan) is STRONG on Crime, Borders, our Military/Vets, & 2nd Amendment. Jim, his wife, Polly, & family are outstanding – He will be a GREAT Speaker of the House, & has my Complete & Total Endorsement!” Trump said in a post on his Truth Social app.

(Reporting by Shubham Kalia in Bengaluru; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)