WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump has signed a $15.3 billion disaster aid package in the aftermath of Harvey.
The bill also extends America’s borrowing authority and funds the government through December 8.READ MORE: Opal Lee's Annual Walk Was Extra Special Saturday After Juneteenth Becomes Federal Holiday
White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted Friday that the president had signed the bill. She says it will provide “much needed support for storm survivors. Our thoughts and prayers are with all impacted.”
Trump signed the bill shortly after arriving at Camp David for the weekend.READ MORE: Fender Bender Leads To Shooting That Left 1 Dead, 1 Injured In Dallas, Police Say
The measure will replenish depleted emergency accounts as Florida braces for Hurricane Irma and Texas recovers from Harvey.
The White House is praising Congress for acting fast to deliver storm recovery money to people dealing with the aftermath of Harvey.MORE NEWS: Police: Juvenile Girl Shot, Killed At Dallas Apartment
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