Former President Donald Trump said Wednesday he’d be willing to serve as Speaker of the House if he was called upon by House Republicans to do so.
“A lot of people have been talking to me about Speaker. All I can say is we’ll do whatever’s best for the country and for the Republican Party,” Trump told reporters.
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“All I can say is we'll do whatever's best for the country and for the Republican Party.”
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“A lot of people have been asking me about it but we’re leading, I don’t know if you read the papers much, but we’re leading (The GOP Presidential primary) by 50 points. My focus is totally on the being president. If I can help them during the process, I would do it.”
This comes as Infowars founder Alex Jones, War Room host Steve Bannon, and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) floated Trump has a possible candidate for House Speaker following McCarthy’s ouster.