House Minority Leader John BoehnerJohn BoehnerRyan delays committee assignments until 2017 Lobbying World 'Ready for Michelle' PACs urge 2020 run 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 McCainRepublicans tie Trump's Defense pick to funding fight Lawmakers haggle over funding bill as shutdown nears Markos Moulitsas: Kill the filibuster MORE and Barack ObamaBarack ObamaMarkos Moulitsas: Kill the filibuster David Webb: Act like winners Japanese PM Abe won't apologize at Pearl Harbor 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 BoehnerRyan delays committee assignments until 2017 Lobbying World 'Ready for Michelle' PACs urge 2020 run 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 BluntSanders: GOP blocked 'Trump proposal' to lower drug prices McConnell: We'll start Obamacare repeal on day one Could bipartisanship rise with Trump government? MORE and House Republicans but ruled out by Democrats during the negotiations that led to yesterday