White House Requests Over $6 Billion from Congress to Fight Ebola

November 6, 2014 7:49 PM

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President Obama has requested Congress to grant $6.18 billion to “implement a comprehensive strategy” against Ebola domestically as well as at the source in Africa, according to a letter released on Wednesday.

“My foremost priority is to protect the health and safety of Americans, and this request supports all necessary steps to fortify our domestic health system and prevent any outbreaks at home. Over the longer term, my Administration recognizes that the best way to prevent additional cases at home will...

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