Listen: Senator Rick Scott, President Trump And Senate discussed on PBS NewsHour
"Relief funding between congress and the president has been brewing for months, but as omnivores tells us, the battle may reach a turning point in the coming days. Well, President Trump and members of congress have struggled to agree on a disaster aid Bill that would address the needs of several states across the country, as well as Puerto Rico, one of those states is Florida. It's panhandle community was devastated by hurricane Michael seven months ago. But the state needs more funding to continue its recovery. A relief package is currently stalled in the Senate as senators attempt to find a solution that President Trump will sign before Memorial Day weekend to talk to us about where things stand. I'm joined by Republican Senator Rick Scott of Florida. He was the state's governor when hurricane Michael made landfall Senator Scott welcome back to the news hour. Thanks for making the time I want to ask you about that Bill, the house passed. It was a seventeen billion dollar disaster relief package last week. It's now up to the Senate as I mentioned to see it through. Will you vote for it? We'll see if it what, what ends up on the Senate floor. Here's what's frustrating. We're."