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President Donald Trump meets with emergency officials to discuss the hurricane season, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) headquarters in Washington. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)
President Donald Trump meets with emergency officials to discuss the hurricane season, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) headquarters in Washington. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)
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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.

This segment aired on August 28, 2017.

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