BREAKING: Trump Arrives in Texas to Survey Harvey Damage (Video)

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive take part in a briefing on Hurricane Harvey relief efforts at Firehouse 5, Tuesday, August 29, 2017, in Corpus Christi, Texas. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Trump and the First Lady touched down in Corpus Christi, Tex. Tuesday afternoon to meet with officials and survey damage from Hurricane Harvey.

The president met with Gov. Greg Abbott and Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz as well as local and federal officials and disaster relief crews.


HUD Secretary Ben Carson, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and the head of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon joined Trump in Texas.

The trip has been controversial, however, past presidents have typically visited disaster areas within the first five days following the event.

Trump has received criticism for his non-response as well as his responses regarding Hurricane Harvey.


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