Senate passes $15B disaster aid measure, debt limit increase

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly backed a $15.3 billion aid package for victims of Harvey, nearly doubling President Donald Trump’s emergency request, and adding a deal between Trump and Democrats to increase America’s borrowing authority and fund the government into December.

"Senate passes $15B disaster aid measure, debt limit increase"

No collusion with Russians, Trump Jr. insists to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s eldest son cast his meeting with a Russian lawyer last year as simply an opportunity to learn about Hillary Clinton’s “fitness, character or qualifications,” insisting Thursday to Senate investigators behind closed doors that he did not collude with Russia to hurt her campaign against his father.

"No collusion with Russians, Trump Jr. insists to Congress"