Trump talks Harvey, NAFTA and border wall
As Tropical Storm Harvey battered Texas Sunday morning, President Trump’s focus on Twitter was split between recovery efforts, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Missouri Senate race and his long-promised border wall.
Trump began his morning by promoting a book written by Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who has been an outspoken supporter of the president.
“A great book by a great guy, highly recommended!” Trump wrote, sharing a tweet from Clarke about his book, titled “Cop Under Fire: Moving Beyond Hashtags of Race, Crime and Politics for a Better America.”
The president then went on to praise the federal government’s response to Harvey, which first made landfall Friday as a Category 4 hurricane, in three tweets between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.
“Great coordination between agencies at all levels of government. Continuing rains and flash floods are being dealt with. Thousands rescued,” Trump wrote.