The plan appears to have the backing of Republican leaders, but rank-and-file members on Tuesday were less supportive.
The measure now heads to the Senate, where GOP leaders are expected to attach the funding to a must-pass measure to raise the debt ceiling to avoid a USA government default, before sending it back to the House for a final passage vote. Once that lands in the upper chamber, Texas Sen. In addition to supporting the recovery efforts in Texas, the agency is preparing for Hurricane Irma, another powerful storm that is approaching Puerto Rico and threatens to have a devastating impact on Florida. If GOP leaders want to try again, they'll need to act this month as a legislative tactic they've used to try to win passage in the Senate will expire on September 30.
"I think that's a ridiculous idea". Republicans were willing to fight when they were largely out of power in 2011, but not now that they have control of the House, Senate, and White House, they are not willing to fight.
Rep. Mark Meadows, chairman of the hardline House Freedom Caucus, said he would vote for the initial Harvey recovery legislation Wednesday, but would not support it if it came back from the Senate with a debt-limit increase attached.
Trump says the country has "a lot of great assets and we have some liabilities that we have to work out so we'll see if we can do that".
Beyond the dissent among the conservative House members, however, the plan lacks broad support or opposition in part because lawmakers returned from their annual summer recess Tuesday and have yet to have a chance to meet to discuss it.
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"When it comes to raising the debt ceiling, it's my hope as a conservative that that would be packaged with significant spending reforms and other reforms that would address a $20 trillion national debt", said Jim Banks, an Indiana Republican.
Then Treasure Secretary Steve Mnuchin made a plea on "Fox News Sunday" this past weekend for Congress to increase the borrowing authority along with a Harvey aid package, amid fears the government won't have enough cash to help Harvey victims in immediate need of assistance. He denounced the legislation as "the latest example of Washington using hardship to achieve political ends", though reportedly he and the GOP now plan to tie the debt ceiling to hurricane legislation.
"I think that's ridiculous and disgraceful that they want to play politics with the debt ceiling at this moment when we have fellow citizens in need to respond to these hurricanes so that we do not strand them", Ryan told reporters.
The House passed the measure by a 419-3 vote.
Republicans in Congress are livid because they did not want a short term government funding deal.
The bill, the first of several installments in hurricane aid that Congress will consider, is expected to pass overwhelmingly in the House.