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December 1, 2017      5:00 PM

Updated: House Republicans create process for selecting speaker nominee, starting with a two-thirds support threshold

Caucus adopted the new rule unanimously. The threshold for support of a speaker candidate is reduced to three fifths if it's down to two members and two thirds can't be achieved by either of them

The Texas House Republican Caucus on Friday unanimously voted to set up a process to choose an “endorsed” candidate for speaker.

Here’s the way it will work, according to members who spoke with Quorum Report after the meeting.

By Scott Braddock

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