Republican congressman who opposed Harvey relief funding now in charge of recovery effort

Republican congressman who opposed Harvey relief funding now in charge of recovery effortA Republican politician who opposed funding for Hurricane Harvey relief is now in charge of Congressional efforts to help Texas recover from the storm. Texas Representative Joe Barton voted against the $ 15.25bn federal relief package that Congress offered to help rebuild Texas after the hurricane hit. Mr Barton was one of only 90 Republicans, and four Texas legislators, who voted against the deal.



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