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Threat Of Political Storm Builds As Harvey's Floodwaters Torment Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and FEMA’s administrator Brock Long are praising President Trump’s response to the floods brought by now-Tropical Storm Harvey. Now the next test looms: getting Congress to approve recovery funds.

NPR’s  Domenico Montanaro ( @DomenicoNPR) joins Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson to discuss the storm’s political ramifications.

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Stranded vehicles sit where they got stuck in high water from now-Tropical Storm Harvey on Dairy Ashford Drive, Aug. 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)
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Stranded vehicles sit where they got stuck in high water from now-Tropical Storm Harvey on Dairy Ashford Drive, Aug. 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)