Representative Flores would run for House speaker if Ryan doesn't: TV report

Reuters News
Posted: Oct 12, 2015 12:08 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Representative Bill Flores of Texas plans to run to be speaker of the U.S. House of Representative if Representative Paul Ryan does not, the CBS affiliate in College Station, Texas, reported on Monday.

KBTX, citing unnamed sources, said Flores sent a letter to House colleagues on Monday announcing his intentions.

(Reporting by Timothy Ahmann; Editing by Bill Trott)