House Dems Shoot Down Latest Republican Effort To Pass COVID Relief Package

House Dems Shoot Down Latest Republican Effort To Pass COVID Relief Package


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House Democrats blocked a Republican-led discharge petition which would have allowed them to temporarily take control of the chamber and pass their preferred coronavirus relief bill.

The petition, filed by Washington Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, was cosigned by 185 Republicans but fell short of the 218 votes necessary to pass.

I’m heading into the Capitol to officially file my discharge petition. It’s time to put an end to the political gamesmanship we’ve been seeing here in D.C.

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Southwest Washington businesses cannot wait any longer. pic.twitter.com/cJxLKTkDGS

— Jaime Herrera Beutler (@HerreraBeutler) September 25, 2020

Its failure marks the 40th time Democrats have blocked some type of legislation from passing the House.

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