Speaker of the Home is likely one of the strongest positions within the U.S. authorities, and Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) “is quitting in January as a result of he desires to spend extra time along with his backwards-hat assortment,” Trevor Noah stated on Wednesday’s Each day Present. So Home Republicans will want a brand new chief, “and whereas they’ve many choices, there’s one title that is getting extra consideration than most”: Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio). Earlier than he introduced his Sean Hannity–endorsed bid for speaker, Jordan was already within the News for making an attempt to question Deputy Lawyer Common Rod Rosenstein — and in addition for a scandal at his outdated office, Ohio State College.
When Jordan was an assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State, Noah stated, “we’re simply now studying that one among his trademark strikes might have been enabling sexual abuse” by a college physician. “Wow, turning a blind eye to rampant sexual abuse of the youngsters you are imagined to be defending — I am sorry, it would not get extra scumbag than that,” he stated. “And if these allegations are true, then Jim Jordan is mainly Joe Paterno Half 2. … Clearly these are simply allegations, however Congressman Jordan’s protection would not sound very convincing.”
So the wresters “advised Jordan concerning the abuse, and he did not assume it counted as a result of they had been in a locker room?” Noah paraphrased. “What’s it with these guys and locker rooms? It simply appears like nothing you say issues in there. Like, you realize what I really feel like I am gonna do? I am simply going to begin carrying a locker room round with me. Then I can say no matter I would like.” Possibly Home Republicans are standing behind Jordan as a result of he is an improve from former GOP Home Speaker Dennis Hastert, who later admitted to sexually abusing boys he was teaching in wrestling, Noah mused, suggesting Jordan undertake that as his marketing campaign pitch. He even made an advert for Jordan to make use of. Watch beneath.