Reps. John Rose (R-TN) and Jamie Raskin (D-MD) on Disaster Aid Bill Reps. John Rose (R-TN) and Jamie Raskin (D-MD) talk to reporters following Rep. Rose's denial of a unanimous consent request to pass a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill.

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    Representative John Rose on Blocking Disaster Aid Bill

    Representative John Rose (R-TN) talked to reporters following his denial of a unanimous consent request for the House to approve a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill during a pro forma House session. He said he objected to the process and wanted the House to hold a vote on the matter instead.

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    Representative Jamie Raskin on Blocking Disaster Aid Bill

    Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) talked to reporters following a denial by Representative John Rose (R-TN) of a unanimous consent request for the House to approve a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill during a pro forma House session. Representative Raskin, who had served as the presiding officer during the short pro forma session, said he was disappointed by the congressman’s actions.