As Twitchy reported, Rep. Kevin McCarthy is hoping to become the next Speaker when John Boehner retires later next month. That leaves an opening for House Majority Leader — and Rep. Tom Price wants to be the one to fill the vacancy:
Tom Price officially announces for House majority leader
— John Bresnahan (@BresPolitico) September 28, 2015
.@RepTomPrice just sent an email to Members formally announcing his intention to seek Majority Leader position.
— Ellen L. Carmichael (@ellencarmichael) September 28, 2015
— Emily Cahn (@CahnEmily) September 28, 2015
You can read Price’s full letter here.