President, First Lady Arrive In Texas To Tour Damage From Hurricane Harvey

By  //  August 29, 2017

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(FOX NEWS) – President Trump landed in Texas on Tuesday to tour the damage from Hurricane Harvey and get briefed on the flooding that continues to devastate the state.

The president, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, arrived at Corpus Christi International Airport shortly before noon local time. He was greeted upon arrival by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.

“We want him to see and understand the enormous challenges that Texans have faced and the need for the aid that he’s providing,” Abbott told reporters as the president’s plane landed.

Speaking to reporters on Air Force One during the flight, Sarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, said the intention of Tuesday’s trip is to “lay the foundation for what we know will be a long recovery effort.”

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