"Without raising the debt limit, I'm not comfortable that we will get the money that we need this month to Texas to rebuild".
If Congress approves the relief but additional money is not borrowed, "we're not going to be able to get that money to the state".
Yet Trump's preference is in conflict with the views of the Freedom Caucus, a group of conservatives in the House of Representatives that has often proved influential in fights over federal spending. But the letter makes it clear that the emergency spending would accelerate the timetable for raising the limit and conveys the idea that failure to pay obligations could imperil essential government services when residents in Texas need the help.
The Republican-controlled Congress - which includes fiscal conservatives adverse to more spending or borrowing - must upon returning also promptly agree on another key issue, passing a spending resolution to keep the federal government fully operational past September 30.
NASA's space champ returns to Earth, logs 665 days aloft
The world's most experienced spacewoman is due back on Earth this weekend following 9 ½ months at the International Space Station. The storm delayed NASA's plane from getting there in time to bring the two back right away, said flight director Zeb Scoville.
Lawmakers and economists from both parties agree that the debt ceiling should be raised and warn that failing to do would mean a default on the nation's debt, which could cause global economic chaos.
"I think everyone wants a clean supplemental", Bossert told reporters.
Members of Congress were then expected to resolve the debt ceiling issue.
"The Harvey relief would pass on its own, and to use that as a vehicle to get people to vote for a debt ceiling is not appropriate", Meadows said in an interview.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer issued a joint statement urging bipartisanship on both issues Sunday afternoon, but did not commit to anything outright.
TN student who fought against NEET kills self
Medical college admissions in Tamil Nadu were conducted exclusively based on the Plus Two examination marks until 2016. Her suicide sparked a few protests across Tamil Nadu by student organisations and representatives of Dalit parties.
American financial firms are expressing alarm over fears that an increasingly dysfunctional US Congress may fail to reach an agreement to raise the country's debt ceiling.
"No, I can't", Mnuchin said.
But on Sunday, he said that deadline had moved up due to unexpected new spending on Harvey.
Meanwhile, Senator Ted Cruz said North Korea's nuclear test calls for serious steps to prevent it from using those weapons, including economic sanctions. Mnuchin said the USA would work with China, but "people need to cut off North Korea economically".
India PM plans cabinet revamp, some ministers offer to quit, sources
This could, once again, boost the position of Irani, after her unceremonious removal from the HRD ministry. The second important reason is that several Cabinet Ministers are holding additional portfolios.