The rejection letter gave no explanation for why the state will not receive federal help for the record-breaking Creek fire and other devastating blazes.
The administration intends to redirect millions from agencies like FEMA and the Coast Guard to finance its efforts along the U.S.-Mexico border.
President Trump has called the aid legislation "great" and signaled that he would sign it.
Rep. Chip Roy of Texas stalled a bill that would give billions to areas recovering from hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes and wildfires.
Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) objected to what would have been a unanimous bill because it does not include a "quite modest $4.4 billion" for border security.
The measure would assist victims of disasters over the last two years, from hurricanes in the Southeast to Midwestern flooding and California wildfires.
An intense storm system swept through Oklahoma, western Texas and southern Kansas on Monday, spawning several tornadoes that caused some damage.
Hurricane Florence claimed 70 homes in this North Carolina neighborhood, but residents haven't lost optimism.
"You have to conclude he just doesn’t care and probably thinks of Puerto Rico as just another shithole country.”
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