"(Pelosi's) rise to become Speaker of the House is what is truly worrisome for American democracy, given her blatant ignorance", Cavusoglu wrote.
Neal said the new move toward legislation has been prompted by the Fed chairman's recent testimony, which reminded people that the US central bank is a lending institution, not a spending institution.
"The contours are already there".
"Listening to the speaker on television this weekend - if she tries to move for an impeachment based upon the president following the Constitution, I think there will be a move on the floor to no longer have the question of her being Speaker", McCarthy threatened.
He predicted a vote could come within days.
At the outset, it appeared likely that White House officials and Speaker Pelosi would overcome their disagreements; both sides supported (and continue to support) a follow-up to the $2.2 trillion CARES Act, which included $1,200 stimulus checks. He reportedly indicated plans to allow the Freedom Caucus to respond if Pelosi pushes for impeachment again.
"If it's a messaging exercise, it's worthless", Representative Dean Phillips, a freshman Democrat from Minnesota, told CNN.
The U.S. Congress this week considers legislation to fund the federal government through mid-December, but a dispute over farm aid raised questions about whether lawmakers can avoid a government shutdown amid a pandemic just weeks before the November 3 elections.
California Rep. Adam Schiff, the chair of the House Intelligence Committee who led Trump's impeachment a year ago, said the reform package was needed "to constrain a lawless president" who has "shaken and broken" guardrails in place since the beginning of the republic and strengthened after the Watergate scandal of the 1970s.
Stocks reacting positively to the announcements from Congress, with the S&P reaching a session high shortly after, before paring some gains.
"We also increase accountability in the Commodity Credit Corporation, preventing funds for farmers from being misused for a Big Oil bailout", Pelosi said in a statement.
Asked to confirm that the package would amount to $2.2 trillion, Neal described the sum as being "in the park".
But it was not clear whether the White House would agree to such a sum.
Mnuchin said during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Thursday that a targeted pandemic relief package was "still needed".
Recognizing the lack of an agreement, a senior House Democratic aide warned that the bill "may get stuck in the Senate" after House passage, creating an impasse leading up to the deadline at the end of the month.