(Bloomberg) – Congress cleared legislation Friday tosuspend the U.S. debt limit and provide $15.25 billion forhurricane relief under a deal between President Donald Trump andDemocrats that infuriated conservative Republicans. 

Aid to flood victims

In a 316-90 vote, the House agreed to suspend the debt limit andkeep the government open through Dec. 8 and finance aid to floodvictims in Texas and other parts of the Gulf coast.

The measure, already passed by the Senate, now goes to Trump forhis signature.

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