President Trump traveled back to Texas today with the First Lady and visited Hurricane Harvey victims at a relief center in Houston.

President Trump visits with victims of Harvey in Houston— Axios (@axios) September 2, 2017

Trump's comments from a brief gaggle with reporters:

  • Asked about how the kids he met with were doing he said, "I think they're doing great, they're doing really good."
  • "We saw a lot of happiness... as tough as this was its been a wonderful thing, I think even for the country to watch and for the world to watch. It's been beautiful."
  • "They're really happy with what's going on. It's been really well received, even by you guys it's well received."
  • "I think most importantly the governor, the relationship with the governor and the mayor and everybody, it's been fantastic and with the federal government — it's been really good."

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