‘There's Certainly Someone at the Helm': Trump Administration Prepares for First Major Hurricane

WASHINGTON — As Hurricane Harvey barrels toward the Texas coast, federal officials are gearing up their response to the first major natural disaster to occur under the leadership of President Donald Trump.The Federal Emergency Management Agency has established an incident support base at an airfield near Seguin. The agency has embedded key staff at the Texas State Operations Center to coordinate with state and local officials.And trailers full of meals, water and tarps have been positioned in the San Antonio area for easy distribution."It's a waiting game," said Vanessa Winans, a spokeswoman for FEMA's regional office that covers Texas and neighboring states.  Continue reading...

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