The House became enflamed in controversy after Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) threatened to force a recorded vote on the coronavirus package. The backlash engendered frustration from lawmakers as well as President Donald Trump, who demanded that Republicans throw the Kentucky congressman out of office.
“WIN BACK HOUSE, but throw Massie out of Republican Party!” Trump wrote on Twitter.
When Massie tried to force a recorded vote on the legislation, the House overwhelmed the congressman and passed the coronavirus package. Click for more