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President Trump pledges $1 million of his own money as he meets Texas flood victims




The President of the United States, Donald Trump has pledged $1 million of his own money to help those affected by the terrible flooding in Texas as a result of Storm Harvey.

This is the first natural disaster to face the Trump Administration since their victory last November.

The President and the First Lady, Melania,¬†passed out food, shook hands, hugged, played with and kissed¬†children at Houston’s NRG Centre, a 65,000sqm facility that’s now a make-shift shelter.

Mr Trump has asked Congress for an initial $7.85bn for hurricane recovery efforts but has said that he will do all that it takes to help the State recover and rebuild.

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