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$19.1 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Stalled After Republican Blocks House Vote

Posted on AllSides May 25th, 2019
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Texas House Republican Rep. Chip Roy blocked an attempt to pass the $19.1 billion disaster aid bill by unanimous consent, likely stalling passage of the legislation until Congress returns in June.
The Senate approved the measure Thursday 85-8 and House Democrats had hoped to rush the legislation through in a special session on Friday, skipping the regular voting process because lawmakers had already left town to begin a weeklong Memorial Day recess. The procedural vote required the consent of every House member, and Roy did not approve.

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https://www.npr.org/2019/05/24/726600378/disaster-aid-bill-stalled-after-republican-blocks-house-vote

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