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Trump to FEMA Chief: 'You Are Doing a Great Job'

Trump to FEMA Chief: 'You Are Doing a Great Job'
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By    |   Saturday, 26 August 2017 07:55 AM

President Donald Trump took to Twitter early Saturday to praise the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency for his handling of Hurricane Harvey, initially a Category 4 storm which made landfall in Texas Friday night. 

"You are doing a great job - the world is watching! Be safe," Trump tweeted. 

FEMA chief Brock Long is leading efforts to control the damage and provide federal resources in the aftermath of the storm that hit southeast Texas on Friday night, The Hill reports.

Trump, facing the first large-scale natural disaster of his presidency, said on Twitter he signed a disaster proclamation which "unleashes the full force of government help" shortly before Harvey made landfall.

In the early hours of the morning Saturday, after the storm barreled through the Texas coast, Trump took to Twitter announcing to the people of Texas that "America is with you":

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President Donald Trump took to Twitter early Saturday to praise the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency for his handling of Hurricane Harvey, initially a Category 4 storm which made landfall in Texas Friday night.
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