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The Latest: Pence urges Congress to act quickly on Harvey


September 1, 2017

ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Texas to survey damage from Harvey (all times local):

5:20 p.m.

Vice President Mike Pence says the Trump administration expects Congress to "move quickly" to send federal cash to people and businesses in Hurricane Harvey's disaster zone.

Pence also says more than 300,000 people have registered for disaster aid.

He spoke in Corpus Christi, Texas, after Harvey dumped record-breaking rain and caused widespread flooding along a swath of the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Pence says he expects Congress to act on the White House request...

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