Destroyed communities are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico. Congress is on track to backing President Donald Trump's request for billions more in disaster aid.
Destroyed communities are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico. Congress is on track to backing President Donald Trump's request for billions more in disaster aid. Gerald Herbert AP
Destroyed communities are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico. Congress is on track to backing President Donald Trump's request for billions more in disaster aid. Gerald Herbert AP

House passes big disaster aid bill but there’s political trouble ahead

October 12, 2017 04:57 PM

UPDATED October 13, 2017 09:30 AM

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