The House vote could happen as soon as October 26, but its fate in the Senate is far from certain.
Ryan has repeatedly said that he is not interested in the position, and as soon as Friday, a Ryan spokesman repeated that message.
Chaffetz succeeded Issa as the chair of the House Oversight Committee.
“Chairman Ryan appreciates the support he’s getting from his colleagues but is still not running for Speaker.”
“Are you an American? Do you have experience negotiating hostage situations? Then this job is for you!” the ad reads.
In the video, a Planned Parenthood abortionist said the sale of fetal tissues should “not be seen as a new revenue stream.”
Ryan has previously denied that he’ll seek the position.
“The economic livelihood of the American people should not be threatened as a result of Republicans’ inability to govern,” Reid said.
“Great, Kevin McCarthy drops out of SPEAKER race, we need a really smart and really tough person to take over this very important job!” Trump tweeted.
“If Congress waits around for the Republican Family Feud to resolve itself, we’ll risk a government shutdown and defaulting on our national debt,” Schumer said.