House Debates $2.2T Coronavirus Relief Bill Amid Last-Minute Snag

Republican Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky, who's opposed to the massive bill, set the House on edge by threatening to try to force a roll call vote.

  • Published 27 March 2020

[template id="240357"] WASHINGTON (AP) — The House kicked off debate Friday on a $2.2 trillion package to ease the coronavirus pandemic's devastating toll on the U.S. economy and health care system, even as a maverick conservative threatened to delay passage until most lawmakers return to Washington for a vote. That left many angry lawmakers scrambling to return to the nation's capital during a pandemic in which Americans have been urged to self-quarantine or keep their… Read at AP News