Mar 14 2020
05:15 am

The House of Representatives passed a bipartisan legislative package in response to the spread of coronavirus in the early hours of Saturday morning following intense negotiations between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Trump administration.

The bill passed with broad, bipartisan support and a final tally of 363-40 with 40 Republicans voting against it and Independent Justin Amash of Michigan voting "present."

H.R.6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The votes, 363 Yeas, 40 Nays, including Tim Burchett, U.S. Representative for Tennessee's 2nd congressional district. Scott DesJarlais, U.S. Representative for Tennessee's 4th congressional district, John Rose, U.S. Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district, and Mark Green, U.S. Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district, also voted against.

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Then again

On the plus side, he defied Trump.

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Oddly, Tennessee represents

Oddly, Tennessee represents 10% of the no votes but about 2% of the population. TNGOP is outperforming!

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