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Obama urges House Republicans to quickly pass Sandy aid package

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks after the House of Representatives acted on legislation intended to avoid the "fiscal cliff," a
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks after the House of Representatives acted on legislation intended to avoid the "fiscal cliff," a

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged Republicans in the House of Representatives to vote Wednesday on a $60.4 billion Superstorm Sandy disaster aid bill, saying hard-hit states need the federal aid urgently to help rebuild after the October 29 storm.

"When tragedy strikes, Americans come together to support those in need. I urge Republicans in the House of Representatives to do the same, bring this important request to a vote today, and pass it without delay for our fellow Americans," Obama said in a statement.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Bill Trott)

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