The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: ‘Texas Can Handle Anything’

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President Trump traveled to Corpus Christi and Austin, Texas, to meet with officials leading Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. During his visit, Trump praised the disaster response, adding that “Texas can handle anything.” During a news conference, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner confirmed the death of Houston Police Sergeant Steve Perez, who drowned after his patrol car was caught in floodwaters. Earlier in the day, Trump warned that “all options are on the table” after North Korea fired a missile over Japan. Donald Trump Jr. agreed to participate in a transcribed interview with the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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