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White House to Ask for $14.5 Billion Down Payment for Harvey Relief - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The White House is asking Congress for more than $14 billion as a down payment on Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, sending Republican leaders a request late Friday for $7.8 billion in immediate aid that will be quickly followed by a ...and more »

Harvey aid: White House to ask Congress for initial $5.9bn - The Guardian

Emergency package likely to be followed by further requests that could exceed $110bn for victims of Katrina. Rory Carroll in Houston, Tom Dart in Crosby and David Smith in Washington. Fri 1 Sep 2017 03.44 EDT Last modified on Thu 5 Jul 2018 16.48 EDT.and more »

Receding waters reveal Harvey's devastation as death toll reaches 44 - The Guardian

Donald Trump pledges $1m in personal support to victims as rescue teams search for people still needing to be evacuated and brace for bodies. Rory Carroll in Houston, Tom Dart in Crosby and David Smith in Washington. Thu 31 Aug 2017 23.53 EDT First ...and more »

Trump pledges $1 million of his own money to help Harvey victims - The Independent

Donald Trump has pledged $1m of his own money to help Harvey victims as thousands of people continue to be rescued in the aftermath of the storm. “He'll pledge proudly a million dollars of his own personal money to help the people of both Texas and ...and more »

American 'Dreamers' pin hopes on White House change of heart - Irish Times

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White House to ask for $5.9 billion for Harvey recovery aid - PBS NewsHour

WASHINGTON — The White House is preparing an initial $5.9 billion package in Harvey aid, a first down payment to ensure recovery efforts over the next few weeks are adequately funded. The Trump proposal, which is being finalized pending White House ...and more »

Hurricane Harvey: Donald Trump asks Congress for billions - Deutsche Welle

US President Donald Trump on Friday requested $7.85 billion (€6.62 billion) from Congress in federal disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. More than 40 people are confirmed dead and more than 1 million people were evacuated due to the storm, ...and more »

Trump's 2018 budget raises questions about a "better than ever" Harvey recovery - CBS News

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's hiring and budget plans are raising questions about whether he can deliver the "better-than-ever" recovery he's promised after Hurricane Harvey devastated a swath of the U.S. Gulf Coast. Trump has proposed vast ...and more »

Helping after Hurricane Harvey: Celebrities join storm relief efforts - Deutsche Welle

Watt, a defensive end for the Houston Texans football team, raised over $12 million in a matter of days through online donations from celebrities and ordinary people alike. The NFL star has said the money will go directly to the people of Houston and ...and more »

Trump to donate $1 million to Texas recovery - CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump will donate $1 million of his fortune to recovery efforts in Texas, though the White House says he hasn't determined which group or groups will receive the contribution. "He would like to join in the efforts that ...and more »