Sign up for the MSNBC newsletter

You have been successfully added to our newsletter.

Let our news meet your inbox

msnbc News

Cruz Explains Harvey Aid Request Despite Sandy ‘No’ Vote


Texas Senator Ted Cruz (R) says the 2012 Sandy relief package “became a $50 billion bill that was filled with unrelated pork.” He responded to the comparison by saying, “It’s not right for politicians to exploit a disaster when people are hurting to pay for their own political wish list.”Aug.28.2017

Hurricane Harvey

  • iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina honors first responders

  • FEMA grants dubious storm recovery contracts

  • ‘This is not the finest hour of the United States government’ - Sen. Bill Nelson

  • Undocumented workers will help rebuild after hurricanes

  • GOP rep. says 'unconscionable' to vote no for relief

  • House Passes Harvey Aid and Budget Package, Sends Bill to Trump



Play All

Have feedback?

How likely are you to recommend to a friend or colleague?

Very unlikely
Very likely
Please select answer

Is your feedback about:

Please select answer

Leave your email if you’d like us to respond. (Optional)

Please enter a valid email address

Thank you!

Your feedback has been sent out. Please enjoy more of our content.

We appreciate your help making a better place.