In the event that not McCarthy then who? Other potential possibility for US House speaker

US House Conservative Pioneer Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) signals at his head during a turbulent late night meeting on the floor of the House Chamber as liberals constrained the House to decide on whether to proceed with a late night meeting against McCarthy’s desires, while the opposition for Speaker of the House proceeds, on the second day of the 118th Congress at the US Legislative center in Washington, US, 4 January 2023. Reuters
The following are six likely contender to become speaker of the U.S. Place of Delegates in the event that Conservative Chief Kevin McCarthy neglects to win the post because of a resistance by hardliners in his party.

Delegate Steve Scalise
The no. 2 House conservative is an ally of McCarthy who could get support from moderates in the gathering, while likewise engaging hardline traditionalists. Anyway a few moderate conservatives have recommended it would be an exercise in futility to throw McCarthy just to choose somebody so philosophically like him.

As far as concerns him, Scalise, of Louisiana, has said that he upholds McCarthy and has more than once decided in favor of him.