Trump, Black Lawmakers In Rare Agreement: Give Churches More Storm Aid
Trump, black lawmakers in rare agreement: Give churches more storm aid
WASHINGTON — The white Republican president of the United States and black Democrats in Congress don’t agree on much. But they do agree FEMA should fund houses of worship that help victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
As the floodwaters of the two deadly storms recede from Texas and Florida, President Donald Trump and some members of the Congressional Black Caucus are aggressively diving into the murky waters of separation of church and state issues. They separately argue that the Federal Emergency Management Agency should make relief funds available to houses of worship, especially if those institutions are involved in …