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House to consider disaster aid again after GOP Rep. Roy deals setback

CQ Budget Podcast, Episode 111

Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, left, listens during the House Oversight and Reform Committee markup on April 2, 2019. Roy blocked the disaster aid package from passing in the House Friday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, left, listens during the House Oversight and Reform Committee markup on April 2, 2019. Roy blocked the disaster aid package from passing in the House Friday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

House lawmakers on Tuesday will try again to clear a $19.1 billion disaster aid package via unanimous consent after Republican Rep. Chip Roy of Texas blocked it Friday for a variety of reasons, delaying much-needed funds for states still recovering from natural disasters.

 

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