Melania Trump, Karen Pence visit Harvey relief efforts

Melania Trump, Karen Pence visit Harvey relief efforts

Melania Trump, Karen Pence visit Harvey relief efforts

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.

During the visit they are expected to hold a meet-and-greet with first responders who have played a role in the recovery efforts since the storm.

The objective of the trip was to give the First and Second ladies time with aide workers and first responders who have been working nonstop to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. The chain has been family-owned since opening its first burger stand in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1950.

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But before leaving Corpus Christi, the first lady and the second lady stopped at Whataburger's flagship location for some lunch.

"Y'all @FLOTUS @SecondLady bought me, @CallerElly and @Caller_Casey @Whataburger #melaniaInTX", tweeted Julie Garcia, reporter for Texas newspaper the Caller Times. They will see the remains of that family's home, along with the FEMA manufactured home the family is living in now. "You serve as a reminder to all of us that the best gifts are those of family and friends, love and kindness".

Executive Director Bea Hanson said she first learned about the visit just days ago and is excited to show Melania Trump and Karen Pence behind the scenes operations at the Food Bank.

THe pair were joined by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's wife Cecilia and Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush.

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