First lady Melania Trump makes stop by Whataburger after visit to Harvey responders

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (KTRK) -- In true Texas fashion, First lady Melania Trump stopped by Whataburger in Corpus Christi during her visit to the Lone Star State.

Trump and Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, flew to Corpus Christi on Wednesday. Both posed for photos with emergency staff and military personnel who responded after Harvey barreled ashore in South Texas on Aug. 25.

Texas first lady Cecilia Abbott and Land Commissioner George P. Bush took part in the visit that included a stop in nearby Rockport, where Harvey decimated hundreds of homes and businesses. The group also visited an elementary school in Aransas (uh-RAN'-suhs) Pass.



President Trump and the first lady traveled to the Houston area just days after Harvey made landfall to also comfort victims and thank emergency personnel.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.



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