Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Monday reportedly blocked "technical corrections" to a House coronavirus relief bill that was scheduled to be sent to the Senate.
Gohmert told Bloomberg's Laura Litvan that he didn't know if his concerns could be resolved in time to vote on the technical corrections on Monday.
Read some of the tweets from congressional reporters below.
GOP Rep Louis Gohmert of Texas, who is single-handedly holding up a technical fix needed to the House coronavirus b… https://t.co/6xIyxMCNbM— Laura Litvan (@Laura Litvan)1584374557.0
"Technical fix" is a dull-sounding name for something that has to happen before the Senate will take up the coronav… https://t.co/ks7RTvmDma— Laura Litvan (@Laura Litvan)1584375099.0
NEW — LOUIE GOHMERT is insisting on reading the technical corrections to the House’s coronavirus bill. As long as… https://t.co/4G1VxcQv9W— Jake Sherman (@Jake Sherman)1584374838.0
REPUBLICAN and DEMOCRATIC leadership have been made aware of Gohmert’s concerns.— Jake Sherman (@Jake Sherman)1584374868.0
House can't send coronavirus relief bill to Senate as things stand. Rep. Louie Gohmert has insisted on reading the… https://t.co/1CdCTfnNnP— Hugo Lowell (@Hugo Lowell)1584375307.0
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) is opposing House unanimous consent passage of technical changes to House economic relief… https://t.co/0IKIhsvJDL— Craig Caplan (@Craig Caplan)1584376368.0
State of play on house bill: -"technical correction" not finished yet, per senior d aide (its unclear what that mea… https://t.co/3kbo1iMUik— Alana Abramson (@Alana Abramson)1584377240.0
4) Fox is told Gohmert flew back to Washington to review the legislation. Fox is told there are 46 pages of changes… https://t.co/EggsQM3WaX— Chad Pergram (@Chad Pergram)1584378341.0
Unclear if Rep. Gohmert will actually force a vote on changes to the corona relief bill (or is just making a point)… https://t.co/dVtkeAYKJT— Sam Brodey (@Sam Brodey)1584378690.0
REP. LOUIE GOHMERT (R-Texas) has signaled he will insist on approving the corrections to the bill, or else he will… https://t.co/i4owNUKXff— Jake Sherman (@Jake Sherman)1584379157.0