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Trump plans to visit Texas Tuesday to survey storm damage from Harvey
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Republican Gov. Greg Abbott says the state has now activated 3,000 National Guard and State Guard members as a result of severe damage and flooding from Hurricane Harvey. (article 3) Harvey came ashore late on Friday as the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years and has killed at least two people. (article 5) The death toll is expected to rise as the storm lashes the state for days, triggering record floods, tidal surges and tornadoes. (article 5) The president praised the government response to Hurricane Harvey, including emergency crews that have rescued " thousands as stormwater rises and strands residents across the state. (article 4) President Trump said Saturday that he's closely monitoring Hurricane Harvey as it moves deeper into Texas and praised the government's response to the powerful storm and its potential for deadly flooding. (article 2) Trump met with his Cabinet and other senior administration officials to discuss the federal response to the flooding and damage caused by the storm. (article 1) The White House issued a statement Saturday saying that Trump held a video conference from Camp David in which he instructed the relevant departments and agencies to `` stay fully engaged and positioned to support his number one priority of saving lives. (article 1)

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    1. Trump’s focus on disaster intensifies as storm strikes (bostonglobe.com, 08/26/2017, 682 words)
    2. Trump monitors Harvey from Camp David, praises government response (FOX News, 08/26/2017, 271 words)
    3. Texas governor says 3,000 national and state guard members activated in storm response (bostonglobe.com, 08/27/2017, 187 words)
    4. Trump to visit Texas Tuesday, praises Harvey recovery efforts (FOX News, 08/27/2017, 315 words)
    5. Trump plans to visit Texas Tuesday to survey storm damage from Harvey (Reuters, 08/27/2017, 437 words)




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