House Minority Whip Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntHouse passes bill to ease menu labeling rules under ObamaCare Heroin Task Force presses Congress for more funding to fight opioid epidemic Senate Republicans call on Trump to preserve NAFTA MORE (R-Mo.) tried to allay taxpayer concerns over the rescue package.

"It's not a bailout, it's a situation where American taxpayers are going to invest money in a way that ensures that they'll have a return," he said.

He noted the bill's provision that requires the president to come up with a plan to recoup any lost money due to the program after five years.