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

House Minority Leader John BoehnerJohn BoehnerEXCLUSIVE: Pro-Hillary group takes 0K in banned donations Ryan: Benghazi report shows administration's failures Clinton can't escape Benghazi responsibility 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 McCainMcCain wants hearings on lifting of military's transgender ban Needed: a presidential candidate that can pass the ‘burning house test' Group hopes to have independent candidate by end of July MORE and Barack ObamaBarack ObamaSocial Security to run dry three years sooner than expected: study Former CIA chief shuts down Trump's calls for waterboarding Clinton camp: Trump's fundraising 'bragging is total bunk' 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 BoehnerEXCLUSIVE: Pro-Hillary group takes 0K in banned donations Ryan: Benghazi report shows administration's failures Clinton can't escape Benghazi responsibility 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 BluntSenate Dems: No August break without Zika deal Overnight Finance: Senate sends Puerto Rico bill to Obama | Treasury, lawmakers to meet on tax rules | Obama hits Trump on NAFTA | Fed approves most banks' capital plans Overnight Healthcare: Sanders, Clinton ally jockey for health gavel MORE and House Republicans but ruled out by Democrats during the negotiations that led to yesterday

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