Texas Republicans, caught between denying their state hurricane relief funds and supporting a deal struck with Democrats, will be able to vent their frustrations with the White House Thursday night. … Click to Continue »
The Latest on Tropical Depression Harvey (all times local): 8:35 a.m. House Republican leaders have committed support for Harvey relief. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told lawmakers from Texas and Louisiana … Click to Continue »
The Latest on President Donald Trump, Congress, hurricane relief and debt limit (all times local): 5:50 a.m. The Senate is nearly doubling the initial Harvey aid package. Majority Leader Mitch … Click to Continue »
The Senate passed a package combining hurricane relief, a three-month debt ceiling extension and three months of government funding Thursday, 80-17. This is the deal popular vote loser Donald Trump negotiated with Democratic leaders...
Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday tapped a veteran Democrat to lead the state's recovery effort after Harvey, which is shaping up to be among the costliest natural disasters … Click to Continue »