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New York Republican Rep. Lawler: Speaker-elect Scalise does 'not yet' have votes to win

U.S. House Majority Leader Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) listens during a press conference following a House Republican Conference meeting at the U.S. Capitol Building on July 18, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)
U.S. House Majority Leader Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) listens during a press conference following a House Republican Conference meeting at the U.S. Capitol Building on July 18, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with Rep. Mike Lawler, a Republican from a district in New York, who says Speaker-elect Steve Scalise does not yet have the votes to win the Speakership on the House floor, and it’s not clear when a floor vote might take place.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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