Melania Trump, Karen Pence stop at Whataburger during Coastal Bend visit


First Lady Trump, Second Lady Pence arrive in Coastal Bend

They will also see the family's new FEMA manufactured housing unit.

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.

First lady Melania Trump, along with second lady Karen Pence, traveled to Texas on Wednesday to visit with first responders and check on Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas in late August as a category 4 storm.

Behind a podium with a "Texas Rebuilds" sign, Trump said her husband's administration collaborated with the governor of Texas to make sure the area received resources for recovery.

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Trump and Pence also bought lunch for the press pool traveling with them.

After they fueled up, the ladies joined Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott in greeting first responders.

She continued, "As we approach Christmas this holiday season, your family is an example of what it means to have hope and recognize your blessings".

It's something that can be intriguing to "non-Texans" who sometimes venture into the fast-food restaurant while in the Lone Star State visiting. They all visited the children during two separate classes. They also helped with a poetry class in the school library. There the first lady visited with the food bank's executive director Bea Hanson before getting to work stocking boxes with food.

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