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President Trump and first lady arrive in Louisiana

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk towards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017. The President is heading to Houston and Lake Charles, Louisiana to survey Harvey's devastation. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

WASHINGTON (AP)- President Donald Trump is visiting Lake Charles, Louisiana, as he tours areas ravaged by record-setting rainfalls and flooding from Harvey.

Trump, first lady Melania Trump and four Cabinet secretaries are joining him on his Saturday trip to Texas and Louisiana.

Earlier, Trump walked through a Houston shelter to meet with people displaced by Harvey. He also passed out food and relief supplies and stopped at a street that had until recently been under water.

Trump is expected to speak with emergency responders while in Louisiana before returning to Washington later Saturday.

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, both senators and four representatives are among those greeting President Donald Trump as he arrives in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to survey damage from Harvey.

Lt. Gov, Billy Nungesser and Attorney General Jeff Landry also are at Chennault International.

Trump is expected to speak with emergency responders, including a group of volunteers known as the Cajun Navy. Earlier, he toured storm-damaged areas of Houston and spoke with people who were forced into emergency shelters after being displaced from their homes.

Harvey came ashore in Texas as a hurricane. It was a tropical storm when it hit Louisiana.


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