Michael McCaul: 'Unconscionable' to vote against hurricane relief

Washington Examiner | 9/11/2017 | Pete Kasperowicz
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Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, said it was wrong for Texas Republicans and other GOP lawmakers to vote against last week's hurricane relief bill just because it included language to suspend the debt ceiling.

"When I had people dying and hurting in my home state, it was my duty and moral obligation to help them," he said on MSNBC Monday.

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"And I felt that that vote was a vote on conscience to help people in my state and also now in Florida," he added. "I think that's what Americans do, and I think it's unconscionable to vote against something like that."

Texas Republicans Joe Barton, Jeb Hensarling, Sam Johnson and Mac Thornberry all voted against the $15.25 billion hurricane relief bill,...
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