Trump signs disaster proclamation as Hurricane Harvey nears Texas

By REUTERS
August 26, 2017 05:22
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LOS ANGELES - US President Donald Trump on Friday signed a disaster proclamation for the state of Texas as Hurricane Harvey began to move onto the coast.

Trump said on Twitter that he had signed the declaration at the request of Texas Governor Greg Abbott, adding that doing so "unleashes the full force of government help."


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