House Minority Leader John BoehnerJohn BoehnerFormer House leader Bob Michel, a person and politician for the ages Former House GOP leader Bob Michel dies at 93 Keystone pipeline builder signs lobbyist MORE (R-Ohio) welcomed the calls by the presidential candidates for an increase in federal insurance for bank accounts, but he said that House Republicans had proposed the measure during earlier bailout talks.

Both John McCainJohn McCainA guide to the committees: Senate Webb: The future of conservatism New national security adviser pick marks big change on Russia MORE and Barack ObamaBarack ObamaPresident Trump an anti-Semite? Talk about #FakeNews New regs for Thursday: Apples, fish, missiles How Democrats can rebuild a winning, multiracial coalition MORE, seeking more support for the failed bailout package, called on Monday for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to guarantee up to $250,000 in a bank account. Currently, only $100,000 is insured.

Here's BoehnerJohn BoehnerFormer House leader Bob Michel, a person and politician for the ages Former House GOP leader Bob Michel dies at 93 Keystone pipeline builder signs lobbyist MORE's full statement:

"The presidential candidates' support for increasing the FDIC cap is welcome news. Increasing the FDIC cap is a proposal put on the table by Roy BluntRoy BluntA guide to the committees: Senate Judiciary Committee wants briefing, documents on Flynn resignation Intel Dem: House GOP now open to investigating Flynn MORE and House Republicans but ruled out by Democrats during the negotiations that led to yesterday