The Latest: Trump claims firsthand view of Harvey 'horror'
(AP Photograph/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump talks with supporters outdoors Firehouse 5 in Corpus Christi, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, following a briefing on Harvey aid efforts.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Newest on President Donald Trump and Harvey (all occasions native):
President Donald Trump says his “coronary heart goes out much more” to Texans after witnessing “first hand” what he calls the “the horror & devastation” brought on by Harvey.
Trump’s Wednesday morning tweet comes the day after he traveled to Texas to satisfy with state and native officers.
Trump stored his distance from the injury throughout that go to, avoiding areas ravaged by flooding.
The minimal injury Trump did see – some boarded-up home windows, uprooted timber and fences askew – was by means of the tinted home windows of his SUV as he traveled from the Corpus Christi airport to a firehouse in a metropolis that is already almost again to regular.
Aides say Trump plans to return to Texas on Saturday to survey injury and meet with individuals displaced by the storm.
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President Donald Trump has answered Harvey’s wrath by providing in-individual assurances to these within the storm zone that his administration will work tirelessly to assist the area recuperate.
Throughout a go to Tuesday to Texas, the president stored his distance from the epicenter of the injury in Houston to keep away from disrupting restoration operations.
He plans to return to the area Saturday to survey the injury and meet with a number of the storm’s victims.
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