Brian Naylor NPR News' Brian Naylor is a correspondent on the Washington Desk.

Administrator Brock Long of FEMA (center) speaks during a firehouse briefing on Hurricane Harvey in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Tuesday. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New, Respected FEMA Chief Faces First Major Challenge With Hurricane Harvey

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Busy Trump Travel Schedule Adds To Secret Service Overtime Costs

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President Trump announces his South Asia strategy, saying that conditions on the ground in Afghanistan, not timetables, will dictate decisions. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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President Trump and Vice President Pence speak to the press on Thursday at the Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey before a security briefing. Trump said he would declare the opioid crisis a national emergency. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump spent a weekend at his Bedminster, N.J., golf club at the beginning of July, and he is returning for 17 days this month while work is done on the West Wing. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Reverses Effort To Delay Obama Ozone Regulations

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Environmental Groups Challenge EPA In Court Over Ozone Rule

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President Trump announces the introduction of the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act with Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark. (left), and Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on Wednesday. Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. John McCain says defeat of the Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act is a chance for a fresh start. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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