First Lady Trump, Second Lady Pence to visit Coastal Bend Wednesday

First Lady Trump, Second Lady Pence to visit Coastal Bend Wednesday

First Lady Melania Trump, along with Second Lady Karen Pence, are in Texas today, urging continued support for hurricane victims, particularly during the holiday season.

In nearby Rockport, Trump and Pence were joined by Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott and Land Commissioner George P. Bush as they revisited a town where Hurricane Harvey destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses in August, the Associated Press reported. You are lifting spirits and helping bring comfort to coastal families affected by Hurricane Harvey this Christmas season. "While I am heartened by the strength and resilience of those impacted by the storms, I will continue doing all that I can to lend a voice and shine a spotlight on those who need assistance to rebuild and start new family traditions". They then departed to Rockport to visit with a family that is now living in a FEMA MHU (Manufactured Housing Unit) because their home was damaged in the hurricane. "Thank you for being here to help us show Texans we're here for them and we are going to keep working together to bring Texans home".

Accompanied by second lady Karen Pence but not the president or vice president, the first lady landed at Corpus Christi International Airport in the morning and met with about 40 military officials and first responders at the hangar.

After they visit with the family, Trump and Pence will head to an elementary school to tour it and chat with students about the impact of the storm. The two women will end their day in the Lone Star State by stopping by a local food bank to meet with volunteers and to help sort boxes of donations.

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