(Bloomberg) – President Donald Trump and congressionalleaders agreed to enact emergency aid for Hurricane Harvey together with an extension of theU.S. debt limit and funds to keep the government running, boththrough Dec. 15, Democratic leaders said Wednesday.

"Both sides have every intention of avoiding default in Decemberand look forward to working together on the many issues before us,"Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic leaderNancy Pelosi said in a joint statement after leaders of bothparties met with the president.

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