Harvey's impact is so big the White House plans to push for two disaster relief packages.
"He is pledging one million dollars of personal money to the fund", Sanders told reporters at a White House briefing.
A senior House Republican, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the deliberations were private, disclosed the approach.
Administration officials are defending the president's proposal to cut federal emergency funds even as the southern state of Texas struggles with the aftermath of the worst flooding in its history.
Friday's letter, addressed to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), said that the requested amount of $7.8 billion "would enable the affected States to address disaster response and immediate recovery needs in the areas most affected by Hurricane Harvey", including "life-saving response and recovery missions" and "addressing housing fix costs unmet by insurance; and provide low-interest loans to businesses and homeowners".
President Donald Trump may visit the Harvey-ravaged Houston area Saturday.
The president traveled to Corpus Christi and Austin on Tuesday.
The Trump administration is trying to assure victims of Harvey living in the country illegally that they will not be targeted as they try to access emergency services - as long as they haven't committed other crimes.
Experts also say that floodwater samples from Houston show E.coli levels that are 125 times higher than is considered safe for swimming.
U.S. President Donald Trump has asked Congress for an initial $7.85 billion for Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, the White House budget director said on Friday, adding that failure to raise the budget ceiling may hinder disaster relief spending.
However, the has also been criticized in the past for giving far less of his income to charitable causes than many other multi-billionaires. And it may be split among several groups doing relief work in storm-ravaged areas of Texas and Louisiana.
The lack of playmakers showed on offense for the Gators , as their quarterbacks were unable to sustain drives throughout the game. I credit McElwain for his willingness to speak honestly, but the coach needs to take a long look at himself in the mirror.
Later Rooney and friends moved to Symposium bar where he met Simpson and the two took a taxi from the bar to reach her auto . The Everton star, 31, was stopped by police in Cheshire after a night out on Thursday, The Mirror reported in England .
On Tuesday, North Korea provoked worldwide alarm after it fired a mid-range missile over the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Ren Guoqiang told reporters that all parties should exercise restraint and avoid words and actions that escalate tension.
The 32-year-old Japanese will call it a career after taking part in the September 14-17 Evian Championship in France. Lewis had four birdies and a bogey over the first seven holes, then made all pars the rest of the way.
About 100,000 homes were damaged by the storm, White House Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert said late last week. Trump also signed an amended disaster declaration to help Texas deal with the aftermath of Harvey.
It's only by the ending minutes of the first half that the tables turned. "We must fight hard for every ball for the 90 minutes". Nigeria are sitting pretty in Group B with a maximum nine points from three matches.
While it was initially reported that the tremor was of magnitude 5.6, the USGS has then revised it to 6.3. South Korea's presidential office said Pyongyang may have conducted its long awaited sixth nuclear test.
Discussions on the prospect of restoring powersharing in Northern Ireland should be over pretty quickly, Arlene Foster has said. She added: "I am not going to be prescriptive but we do not believe that there can be a prolonged set of talks".
Trump, heeding advice from Department of Justice, fires Comey, informing him that he is "not able to effectively lead the bureau". The draft was also reportedly concerned with Comey's refusal to publicly declare that Trump himself was not under investigation.
Xbox is Getting Keyboard and Mouse Support
Mr Ybarra reassured console players that there would be functionality, allowing them to choose whether to choose their opponents. Because we know that gifting isn't 'far off , ' it's safe to say that the feature is the one coming sooner rather than later.
BJP never said beef can not be eaten - Minister
The ministership is a gift to his stand. "Kannanthanam will be able to give wings to the dreams of Kerala ". Before another rejig, they would have the roadmap clear for the party in Kerala .
Ponderosa Fire grows to 3507 acres in Butte County
The wildfire is burning in the sparsely populated area east of Lake Oroville, about 70 miles (113 kilometers) north of Sacramento. Authorities said John Ballenger, 29, was arrested on suspicion of starting a campfire outside of a designated campground.
Maria Sharapova knocked out of US Open by Anastasija Sevastova
Earlier Sunday, Maria Sharapova tried a bit of everything, even resorting to switching over her racket to hit a few lefty shots. Sharapova maintained that she took the drug for years because of a magnesium deficiency and family history of diabetes.
Huawei officially unveils its AI chip
Based on a 10nm advanced processor, the company has described it as the "future of smartphones". Rather, his focus was on the processor that will power it, the Huawei-built Kirin 970 .