For reasons that are now plainly obvious, Trump is visiting Texas today and he's addressing supporters nearly 300 miles away from the hardest hit areas.
“What a crowd, what a turnout,” Trump said from atop this firetruck, addressing hurricane victims. pic.twitter.com/0EdsLctHDi
— Christina Wilkie (@christinawilkie) August 29, 2017
Trump to hurricane victims in Corpus Christi, TX: "Thank you everybody. What a crowd, what a turnout." (via Reuters) pic.twitter.com/kVe3f8NmTL
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) August 29, 2017
Thank you everybody. It was a tremendous storm. The best storm. Appreciate the congrats.
At his first briefing in Texas, Trump thanks FEMA Director William Brock Long and says he’s come “very famous on television” due to Harvey. pic.twitter.com/TFyD580JPY
— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) August 29, 2017
Last night, Trump also credited Hurricane Harvey for increasing the "ratings" for his pardon of birther posse sheriff Joe Arpaio. Because that's what really matters.