White House says President Donald Trump to travel to Texas on Tuesday

President Donald Trump speaks during a joint news conference with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP)

According to White House officials, President Donald Trump plans to travel to Texas on Tuesday.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters the White House is still coordinating logistics with state and local officials.

She adds: "We continue to keep all of those affected in our thoughts and prayers."

Tropical Storm Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into Houston on Sunday. Rising water chased some people to rooftops or higher ground and overwhelmed rescuers.

READ MORE: HARVEY BRINGS CATASTROPHIC FLOODING TO HOUSTON

Trump has been praising the government's response to the storm on Twitter.

He tweeted earlier Sunday that he would be traveling to Texas as soon as he could go "without causing disruption."


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