The White house has not yet decided, on account of which organizations he will transfer the money
The US President Donald trump has pledged to donate $ 1 million from its own funds for elimination of consequences of hurricane “Harvey”. About it in the press briefing on Thursday told journalists the press-Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders.
According to her, the President has not yet decided, on account of which organizations he will transfer the money. The press Secretary said that trump urged her to learn from journalists during a press conference, which organizations need the most help, as they covered the activities of the various groups and their efforts to assist.
“As I said, he promised, probably $ 1 million of his own money to help the people of Texas and Louisiana,” said Sanders.
On Thursday at a press briefing at the White house with a number of statements about how the US authorities deal with the elimination of the effects of the storm were made by the Deputy adviser of U.S. President for national security Tom Bossert. According to the latest data from the hurricane “Harvey” has suffered about 100 thousand homes, told reporters Bossert. According to him, in the nearest future the administration of Donald trump will send to Congress a request for additional funding to address the impacts of the hurricane.
Vice–President Michael Penny, located in the city of Corpus Christi, Texas, said that President trump will visit on Saturday the city of Houston, which was severely damaged in the floods caused by hurricane “Harvey”.
Meanwhile in Houston, the fourth largest US city by population, where in some areas dropped up to 130 cm of precipitation, the city on Thursday resumed work on garbage collection. Also earned some bus and train routes. Flights to the two largest airports of the city resumed on Wednesday.
Fire service Houston on Thursday began to examine the quarters where the depth of floodwater reaches not less than a meter to verify that there are no people.