Obama To Seek More Than $60B In Sandy Aid From Congress


hurricane-sandyPresident Barack Obama is asking Congress for $60.4 billion in additional emergency aid for 11 states struck by Superstorm Sandy.

The figure is less than the $83 billion New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sought Thursday from Obama in extra disaster aid for his state plus New York and Connecticut.

President Obama also signed an executive order Friday establishing a Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force.

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{Matzav.com Newscenter}


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