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President Trump (top right) and Vice President Mike Pence (top left) meet with: (clockwise from lower left) House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in the Oval Office of the White House September 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Trump met with congressional leaders to discuss bipartisan issues. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
President Trump (top right) and Vice President Mike Pence (top left) meet with: (clockwise from lower left) House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in the Oval Office of the White House September 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Trump met with congressional leaders to discuss bipartisan issues. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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President Trump overruled congressional Republicans and his own treasury secretary Wednesday and cut a deal with Democrats to fund the government and raise the federal borrowing limit for three months, all part of an agreement to speed money to Harvey relief.

Here & Now's Robin Young discusses the latest with NPR's Domenico Montanaro (@DomenicoNPR).

With reporting from The Associated Press

This segment aired on September 6, 2017.

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