Hurricane Harvey, disaster aid funding and comparisons to Sandy relief
Host Matt O'Donnell and our Insiders discussed the ongoing devastation in the Southeast from Hurricane Harvey. On the local front, we discussed how N.J. Governor Chris Christie took Texas lawmakers asking for federal funding to task after they fought against funding for Sandy. Plus, was 'urban sprawl' the cause for flooding in Houston and could something similar happen in Philly? Also discussed ... Anti-immigration hardliner Lou Barletta (R) puts an official bid to challenge Penn. Sen. Bob Casey and the City of Philadelphia sues the U.S. Attorney General over Sanctuary City funding cuts.