Jordan anticipates informing GOP peers he won't seek a third speaker vote

Instead, he's backing enhanced powers for Speaker Pro Tempore.

Patrick McHenry stands to benefit from this decision.

ABC News sources have confirmed these developments.

"Jordan, a key Trump loyalist and House Freedom Caucus founder, got the party's nomination.

This came after Steve Scalise withdrew from the race.

The Ohio congressman is now vying for the crucial 217 votes.

Securing these will grant him the much-coveted gavel.