Texas Rep. Troy Nehls nominated 45th President Donald Trump as Speaker of the House of Representatives following former Speaker Kevin McCarthy announcing he would not seek re-election.
Kevin McCarthy will NOT be running again as Speaker.
I nominate Donald J. Trump for Speaker of the House.
— Congressman Troy E. Nehls (@RepTroyNehls) October 3, 2023
McCarthy was voted out of the job Tuesday, becoming the first Speaker of the House to be removed from his or her post in the history of the U.S. Congress. An effort spearheaded by Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz saw seven other Republicans join forces with Democrats to boot McCarthy in a 216-210 vote…