Hurricane Harvey Could Stir Up a Political Storm

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Fortune.com reported:

‘With Hurricane Harvey set to be the most damaging storm to hit the U.S. in a dozen years, Congress may be called upon to provide billions in extra storm relief this fall to help with the recovery.

That could put Texas Republican Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz — and Vice President Mike Pence — in a political bind, forcing them to choose between quick aid and their own past demands for spending cuts to offset emergency disaster funds.’

Read the full article at http://fortune.com/2017/08/26/hurricane-harvey-relief-aid-politics/.





With Hurricane Harvey set to be the most harming tempest to hit the U.S. in twelve years, Congress might be called upon to give billions in additional tempest alleviation this tumble to help with the recuperation.

That could put Texas Republican Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz — and Vice President Mike Pence — in a political sticky situation, constraining them to pick between speedy guide and their own particular past requests for spending slices to counterbalance crisis catastrophe reserves.