- The Washington Times - Wednesday, September 6, 2017

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said Wednesday that Congress won’t quit for the week until a first aid package for Hurricane Harvey relief is finished.

An initial floor vote on a $7.85 billion package is slated for Wednesday afternoon.

“We will not leave until this is done,” Mr. Ryan said.

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