• House Blocked From Approving Disaster Aid Bill for Third Time

    House Blocked From Approving Disaster Aid Bill for Third Time0

    The bipartisan $19.1 billion disaster aid bill stalled again Thursday when for the third time a GOP lawmaker objected to a request to approve the package by unanimous consent, CQ reported. Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) blocked the latest request, following previous procedural objections by Reps. Chip Roy (R-Texas) and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.). “This is absolutely,

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  • Senate Passes Disaster Aid Package, Lawmaker Blocks House Approval

    Senate Passes Disaster Aid Package, Lawmaker Blocks House Approval0

    The GOP-controlled Senate easily passed a $19.1 billion disaster aid package Thursday after lawmakers persuaded President Donald Trump to pull border aid from the stalled bill, CQ reported Thursday. The aid package included $2.7 billion to help military installations damaged by Hurricanes Florence and Michael last year and in flooding this year, including Offutt Air

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