GOP leaders promise fast action on Harvey aid, may tie debt ceiling to must-pass bill

GOP leaders promise fast action on Harvey aid, may tie debt ceiling to must-pass bill


Top Senate Republicans made clear Tuesday they intend to move rapidly to pass Hurricane Harvey disaster relief, a debt ceiling increase and a measure to keep the government funded through the end of the year while they negotiate a longer-term bill. “We have three critically things important before us right now that we need to do quickly,” said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who added that these are also the “top priorities” of the Trump administration.

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