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Key House Republican opposes tying Harvey relief to debt ceiling

September 5, 2017
Jonathan Swan | Axios
The chairman of a powerful group of conservative House Republicans has come out against his party's plan to use Hurricane Harvey funding to raise the debt ceiling.

Washington debates funding for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts

September 1, 2017
As Hurricane Harvey dissipates, the recovery effort in Texas is just beginning.
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Trump requests $6 billion for immediate Harvey recovery

September 1, 2017
Jonathan Swan | Axios
The Trump administration is urging Congress to provide $5.95 billion for response and initial recovery efforts related to Hurricane Harvey, a senior administration official told Axios. Bloomberg broke the news of the requested aid package.
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