How Trump's Deal With Democrats On Debt And Harvey Aid Might Play Out05:25
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Clockwise from upper left, Vice President Pence and President Trump meet with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and other congressional leaders in the Oval Office of the White House Sept. 6, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Clockwise from upper left, Vice President Pence and President Trump meet with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and other congressional leaders in the Oval Office of the White House Sept. 6, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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President Trump bypassed members of his own party Wednesday, reaching a deal with Democratic congressional leaders to pass Harvey relief funding and a three-month extension of the debt ceiling.

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

This segment aired on September 7, 2017.

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