Congressman Asks President to Declare RGV Flooding a Federal Disaster

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A Valley congressman asking President Trump for Federal Disaster Declaration after last month’s flooding.

Congressman Vicente Gonzalez is urging the President to bring immediate relief to the Rio Grande Valley and begin the rebuilding and recovery process.

U.S. Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, and Congressmen Henry Cuellar and Filemon Vela also asked the president to support the declaration.

The Texas Governor and local officials claim the losses and property damage in the flooded areas are beyond the response capability of the state and local government.

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