GOP’s Massie Outrages House, Trump by Seeking to Stall Vote
The Republican from northern Kentucky is attempting to force a roll call vote on the sweeping $2.2 trillion coronavirus aid package — the only member of Congress willing to stall, if not block, the historic legislation.
- Published 28 March 2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Thomas Massie has always gone his own way in Congress, ever since he first ran for office inspired by a fellow libertarian-leaning Kentuckian, Rand Paul. Now in his fourth term, the Republican from northern Kentucky has frequently voted no on issues large and small, even against the wishes of GOP leaders. He did it again Friday by attempting to force a roll call vote on the sweeping $2.2 trillion coronavirus aid…