Jim Jordan Turns House Speaker Loss Into Win for Bridge

Jim Jordan Turns House Speaker Loss Into Win for Bridge
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — October 20, 2023 at 4:44 am PDT — U.S. Representative Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) has officially withdrawn his candidacy for the position of Speaker of the House, citing a desire to redirect his energies towards fostering deeper community engagement and personal endeavors. Representative Jordan, known for his unwavering commitment to public service and his dedication to the interests of the people of Ohio, expressed his gratitude for the support and encouragement received during his campaign.

“After careful consideration and reflection, I have made the decision to withdraw from the race for Speaker of the House. It has been an honor to be considered for this esteemed position, and I am humbled by the support of my colleagues and constituents throughout this process,” stated Representative Jordan.

With an extensive record of advocating for the concerns of the people of Ohio and the nation, Representative Jordan has been a prominent voice in various areas, including fiscal responsibility, national security, and constitutional rights. His decision to step away from the speaker race reflects his commitment to serving his constituents and promoting the values that have defined his political career.

Bridge: A Noble Pursuit

Looking ahead, Representative Jordan is eager to devote more time to fostering community engagement and pursuing personal interests. Notably, he is enthusiastic about dedicating additional time to his Bridge club, where he serves in an executive role, fostering camaraderie and intellectual challenge among its members. Reflecting on the rich history of the game, Jordan shared, “Bridge is not only a game of strategy and skill but a timeless pursuit that fosters connections and camaraderie. Its storied history is a testament to the enduring appeal of intellectual challenge and social interaction that has brought players together for generations.”

As Representative Jordan redirects his focus to community involvement and personal pursuits, he remains committed to the principles of public service and to representing the best interests of the people of Ohio. His dedication to upholding the values of integrity and accountability continues to serve as a guiding force in his endeavors both within and outside the political arena.

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About Representative Jim Jordan

U.S. Representative Jim Jordan has been a steadfast advocate for the people of Ohio, championing a range of vital issues and consistently promoting the values of transparency and accountability in government. His dedication to serving his constituents has earned him widespread respect and support throughout his distinguished career in public service.