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Melania Trump, Karen Pence stop at Whataburger, treat press to french fries

Melania Trump, Karen Pence stop at Whataburger, treat press to french fries

Politicians' wives - they're just like us.

Accompanied by second lady Karen Pence but not the president or vice president, the first lady landed at Corpus Christi International Airport in the morning and met with about 40 military officials and first responders at the hangar.

Behind a podium with a "Texas Rebuilds" sign, Trump said her husband's administration collaborated with the governor of Texas to make sure the area received resources for recovery.

First lady Melania Trump, along with second lady Karen Pence, traveled to Texas on Wednesday to visit with first responders and check on Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Stephanie Grisham, White House director of communications for Melania Trump, tweeted a photo of the duo as they smiled at the order station. She and Mrs. Pence paid the bill, according to a reporter. They also helped with a poetry class in the school library.




Their visit caught the attention of Whataburger, which tweeted, "Hope it was a great meal!"

Corpus Christi Police Department spotted them and commended their burger choice. They also visited the family's new Manufactured Housing Unit, provided by FEMA, which will serve as the family's temporary residence until they can move into a new, rebuilt home.

Later, the first lady surprised the traveling press pool with lunch.

On Wednesday, Trump and Pence stopped by Whataburger after meeting with Hurricane Harvey victims in the state.


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