THE HILL: Senate GOP Divided Over Race to Replace McCarthy

October 9, 2023

The race for House Speaker is dividing Senate Republicans, reflecting the broader division in the GOP between traditional and MAGA-aligned conservatives.  

Many mainstream Republican senators are quietly rooting for the House to elect Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) over Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and for the transition to happen as quickly as possible to quell voters’ concerns about the Republican Party’s ability to govern.  

ROKK Co-Founder and Partner Ron Bonjean spoke with The Hill about what factors are influencing Republicans in their rush to find a new House Speaker. Read more about his insights here.