Boehner Welcomes FDIC Cap Increase, Says House GOP Proposed It Earlier

House Minority Leader John BoehnerJohn BoehnerBenghazi Blues If 'bipartisanship' is now a dirty word, how about a rebranding? Cameras go dark during House Democrats' sit-in 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 McCainOvernight Defense: Pentagon hails Fallujah's recapture | Texts to VA suicide hotline went unanswered Defense contingency misuse threatens national security Former Bush national security official backing Clinton over Trump MORE and Barack ObamaBarack ObamaObama lauds abortion decision from Supreme Court Dems celebrate anniversary of gay marriage ruling Cannabis conversation urged at North American Leaders Summit 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 BoehnerBenghazi Blues If 'bipartisanship' is now a dirty word, how about a rebranding? Cameras go dark during House Democrats' sit-in 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 BluntVirginia man accused of threatening to shoot senators Gun-control supporters plan next steps versus NRA McConnell quashes Senate effort on guns MORE and House Republicans but ruled out by Democrats during the negotiations that led to yesterday

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