The House Has Passed A $36 Billion Disaster Relief Bill Aimed At Hurricane And Wildfire Recovery

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Following an unusually devastating hurricane season (plus current wildfires) and President Trump threatening to pull FEMA and the military out of Puerto Rico, the House of Representatives has approved a $36.5 billion disaster aid package for the victims of the recent disasters. The bill, which passed 353 to 69 will go to the Senate, which returns from a recess next week. House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke with reporters before the vote:

“‎We think it’s critical that we pass this...

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