Trump touches down in storm-torn Texas

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President Donald Trump touched down in Texas Tuesday to survey recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey, even as heavy rain continues to pound flooded cities like Houston.

Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, Chief of Staff John Kelly and other administration officials, landed on Air Force One in Corpus Christi, where they will meet with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and receive a briefing on relief efforts. The president will then travel to Austin to tour the Texas Department of Public Safety Emergency Operations Center and receive an update from state leaders.

Texas Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn will also join the group in Corpus Christi, the White House said.

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