Spiritual Support or Publicity Stunt?

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What is President Trump doing Texas in the midst of the massive storm and record breaking floods? He says to survey the response to the devastation caused by Harvey, others wonder if this is his Harvey moment for a photo-op, a term coined during the administration of Republican President Richard Nixon.

The Waters Swell. So Does Trump’s Ego. https://nyti.ms/2vGYp6b

Is @POTUS playing the part of President or a PR Resident? Poll: Just 16 percent like the way Trump conducts himself as president http://hill.cm/7oVHCcx

Hundreds of Harvey victims turned out to hear President Donald Trump speak in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Tuesday. http://apne.ws/RRM1AcZ

Even in visiting hurricane-ravaged Texas, Trump keeps the focus on himself http://wapo.st/2vrV8ML

Trump's turn to face tricky politics of natural disasters http://fw.to/U2UKrRB

His timing as the disaster continues is a bit awkward and may, in fact, be complicating logistical headaches for locals as well as massive search and rescue operations. Should presidents wait before visiting natural disasters? http://www.politico.com/gallery/presidents-visit-natural-disaster-sites?...

Trump must remember that he is not the focus. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/even-in-visiting-hurricane-ravag...

President Bush and Katrina https://www.cbsnews.com/news/a-look-back-to-2005-president-bush-and-katr...

Where is Harvey now; where will it go next? https://usat.ly/2wMlgSC

Amid Harvey floods, Houston chief worries 'how many bodies?' https://apnews.com/07268e3b87154bd18abe41e7040466da

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Will Mexican assistance arrives before #TRUMP BS #POTUS check?

Mexican aid for hurricane victims set to arrive in Texas http://hill.cm/PFfdMOa

ME Me me

CNN’s Dana Bash: Trump spent his Texas time congratulating himself because ‘that’s what he cares about’ http://www.rawstory.com/2017/08/cnns-dana-bash-trump-spent-his-texas-tim...

Beneath contempt

Olbermann blasts Trump’s ‘self-serving exploitative’ trip to Texas to get his face on TV http://www.rawstory.com/2017/08/beneath-contempt-olbermann-blasts-trumps...

All About Trump

“What a crowd, what a turnout”: Trump boasts of crowd size during Hurricane Harvey tour http://www.salon.com/2017/08/29/what-a-crowd-what-a-turnout-trump-boasts...

No, Amigo

Trump has not accepted Mexico's offer to help flooding victims despite helping in previous US disasters http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/hurricane-h...