The hurricane has transformed the budget debate, turning Republican critics of federal spending into proponents of billions of dollars of storm relief.
New repercussions emerged overnight: explosions were reported at a chemical plant near Houston and the city of Beaumont said it had lost its water supply.
New repercussions from the storm emerged overnight, with explosions reported at a chemical plant near Houston and the city of Beaumont said it had lost its water supply.
The president defended the timing of his pardon of the former Arizona sheriff who was convicted of his hard-line tactics against illegal immigration.
The president has threatened a government shutdown if Congress doesn’t approve funding for a border wall, but Democrats view his ultimatum as a gift.
Republicans have struggled to unite to pass sweeping legislation or do much else this year — including giving President Trump strong party backing.