Paul Ryan publicly backed McCarthy in an interview saying he thinks he is the right person for the position.
After Ryan voiced his support for McCarthy to be the next Speaker, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked if the president agreed. "I think we'll have a seamless transition".
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Scalise, the third-highest ranking Republican in the chamber, has insisted that he would not challenge McCarthy despite speculation that he might want to replace Ryan. "I'm not saying every single person in Congress".
Ryan said in his interview with NBC that a lot has changed since just a few years ago. Ryan said he wished to spend more time with his family in Janesville, Wis.
"I think what we want to do is focus on getting our jobs done, what we want to do is focus on executing our agenda, focus on fighting for our majority, and all these other things would be needless distractions from the task at hand", Ryan said.
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Neither McCarthy nor Scalise has announced he will run for speaker.
McCarthy ran for Speaker in 2015 following the resignation of Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) but withdrew from the race at the last minute and Ryan was elected.
The move also ignites the race to potentially succeed Ryan should Republicans hold the House in November.
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