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Trump warns on Hurricane Irma, eyes debt ceiling debate with congressional leaders

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 - 01:35

In a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House on Wednesday, President Donald Trump said the hurricane moving toward Florida and Puerto Rico looks to be record-breaking and that he hoped Democrats and Republicans could work together to solve the ''many, many things that are on the plate.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the hurricane moving toward Florida and Puerto Rico looks to be record-breaking and said a meeting with congressional leaders would show whether they could work out challenges the country faced. "We have many many things that are on the plate. Hopefully we can solve them," he said during a meeting with Republican and Democratic congressional leaders. "Maybe we won't be able to," he said. Asked if he would accept a three-month debt ceiling increase tied to disaster relief funding, Trump said: "We'll see."

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Trump warns on Hurricane Irma, eyes debt ceiling debate with congressional leaders

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 - 01:35