Trump Claims Firsthand View of Harvey ‘Horror,’ Reassures Those in Its Path He Will Help
President Donald Trump says his "heart goes out even more" to Texans after witnessing "first hand" what he calls the "the horror & devastation" caused by Harvey.
Trump's Wednesday morning tweet comes the day after he traveled to Texas to meet with state and local officials.
The president kept his distance from the epicenter of the damage in Houston to avoid disrupting recovery operations. And he plans to return to the region Saturday to survey the damage and meet with some of the storm's victims.
The minimal damage Trump did see — some boarded-up windows, uprooted trees and fences askew — was through the tinted windows of his SUV as he traveled from the Corpus Christi airport to a firehouse in a city that's already nearly back to normal.
Aides say Trump plans to return to Texas on Saturday to survey damage and meet with people displaced by the storm.
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