Spiritual Support or Publicity Stunt?

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/29/2017 - 09:19

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.

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