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18 Nov 2017 05:01 AM EST

Congress has been asked by the White House for $44 billion in supplemental disaster relief to assist those affected by recent hurricanes in Florida, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Texas. In a letter addressed to House Speaker Paul Ryan, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney wrote, “At this time, the administration is requesting an additional fiscal year 2018 funding in the amount of $44 billion and the necessary authorities to address ongoing recovery efforts."

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18 November, 2017
White House Seeks $44 Billion In Hurricane Aid From Congress

The White House on Friday said it had asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those affected by the recent hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The request was far short of what some government officials have said is needed,... Read more

15 November, 2017
White House Official Says U.S. Would Welcome EU Sanctions On Iran

According to a US administration official on Tuesday, any move by the EU to impose new sanctions on Iran for its ballistic missile program as well as its alleged involvement in Middle East conflicts would be both "interesting and helpful." US President Donald Trump has pushed for Tehran's missile... Read more

13 November, 2017
WH Economic Adviser: Wealthy Could Get Tax Cut

Gary Cohn, the Chief White House economic advisor, admitted that the wealthy could receive a tax cut under the proposed GOP plan. Cohn made the remarks on Thursday during an interview with CNBC's John Harwood. While he didn't go so far as stating that the plan was aimed at helping wealthy citizens,... Read more

6 November, 2017
White House Hits Back At The Bush Presidents

On Saturday, the White House has struck back at both Bush presidents. The statement comes after the two made stinging comments about President Donald Trump in a new book about the father and son.A White House official told CNN, "If one presidential candidate can disassemble a political party,... Read more

24 October, 2017
Sanders Says White House Wants To Be "On-The-Record"

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday night that the White House would push for more on-the-record engagements with the press going forward in an effort to stop anonymously sourced stories. “That’s something that we’ve tried I think to do with some... Read more

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