First lady Melania Trump on Wednesday visited an area of Texas that was ravaged by Hurricane Harvey, meeting with victims of the storm and locals who helped with recovery efforts. Among the authorities the first and second lady spoke to were Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush and Cecilia Abbott, who is the wife of Texas Governor Greg Abbott.
The two visited the burger chain while in Corpus Christi, where they participated in a meet-and-greet with first responders to the storm.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he and First Lady Melania Trump depart the White House in Washington on their way to view storm damage in Florida, U.S., September 14, 2017.
"She got her hands dirty with us", volunteer Lane Hornbeck said. "Our thoughts and prayers remain with the people of Texas".
"Our hearts are encouraged by the people of Texas and their continued enthusiasm to help each other pick up the pieces and rebuild after Hurricane Harvey", Mrs. Pence said in the same news release.
The group also visited an elementary school in Aransas Pass.
Trump and Pence also bought lunch for the press pool traveling with them. Download the KIII-TV 3News app now.