First Lady Melania Trump Issues Statement on Texas Rescue, Response, Relief and Recovery Efforts…

WHITE HOUSE – The effects of Hurricane Harvey will be felt in Texas, Louisiana, and other parts of the country for many months and years to come.  So far, 1.7 million people are under orders to evacuate their homes, and, as the floodwater in Houston rises, sadly, so will the number of evacuees.

I want to be able to offer my help and support in the most productive way possible, not through just words, but also action.  What I found to be the most profound during the visit was not only the strength and resilience of the people of Texas, but the compassion and sense of community that has taken over the State.  My thoughts and prayers continue to be with the people of Texas and Louisiana.

~ Melania

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139 Responses to First Lady Melania Trump Issues Statement on Texas Rescue, Response, Relief and Recovery Efforts…

  1. fleporeblog says:

    We are blessed to have an ANGEL as our FLOTUS!

    Liked by 71 people

  2. mark4trump says:

    Melania is a stellar FLOTUS! So appreciative of her beauty & Grace.

    Liked by 35 people

    • Will Janoschka says:

      “Melania is a stellar FLOTUS! So appreciative of her beauty & Grace.”
      I agree only the positive! No mention of the total detritus on the US east and west coasts.
      BTW that “no mention” truly highlights the political morass of the current US congress! She got sucked into that FLOTUS game, but truly reflects what all citizens must consider.
      Many countries have a Monarchy that cannot be boughten. The USA finally has a extended family that cannot be boughten!</b

      Liked by 20 people

    • corimari2013 says:

      The exquisite photo of this beautiful woman, accompanied by her heartfelt words, brought tears to my eyes.
      Thank you, sundance.

      Liked by 4 people

  3. YvonneMarie says:

    FLOTUS will do something special for the victims of Harvey’s devastation 😉

    Liked by 7 people

  4. no-nonsense-nancy says:

    And she is so sincere, not like some others who make flowery speeches but do nothing. If she says she will help you can believe she will

    Liked by 26 people

    • nimrodman says:

      Simple. Brief. Beautiful statement.

      Liked by 16 people

    • olderwiser21 says:

      If only she would post something really cool like #saveourTexans. I mean, that would really do the trick, wouldn’t it? Maybe the liberal a–holes would love her then!

      Liked by 8 people

    • shallbe4 says:

      When we first saw Melania she was so shy but she has now become a comfortable rest stop for people who are hurting. She hugged and kissed one of the women who was speaking to her today and when the woman turn her face in our direction she was grinning from ear to ear. The Left does not or will not understand how much the appearance of The President and First Lady mean to people who are hurting. The people of Texas will not be overlooked.

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  5. Lunatic Fringe Phd (undocumented) says:

    Ask Barack and Michelle to be special Houston community helpers. They can’t say no and you’ll squelch all of the poisoning they are doing behind the scenes because their hands will be busy doing community organizing.

    100% sincere, I am no fan of Barack but if you ask him to take this on YOU HAVE HIM WHERE YOU WANT HIM AND CAN KEEP AN EYE ON HIM. And if he does a good job you thank him if he doesn’t you burn him.

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  6. silverlakela says:

    White House Petition to End CNN Airport News because airports in the US are government owned therefore can’t endorse any political party.
    https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/remove-cnn-airport-network-all-united-states-airports

    Liked by 30 people

  7. RedBallExpress says:

    How many First Ladies have visited a natural disaster with their husband? I really don’t know. Thanks!

    Liked by 10 people

  8. TexasDude says:

    Huh? I thought the news of the day with her was her shoes? You mean that’s not so? /S

    Liked by 11 people

  9. Joe Blow says:

    I love her hat. She’s adorable.

    Liked by 15 people

  10. janc1955 says:

    Extremely honest, sincere, classy statement. She wants to offer her help, but doesn’t know quite what that might be yet. LOVE that woman. I swear she was born to be FLOTUS. Beautiful inside and out.

    Liked by 18 people

  11. Coldeadhands says:

    Melanie Trump is an ideal person to accompany the President on this trip to Texas. She has shown herself to be a faith warrior and shares that grace wherever she goes. Just what is needed in storm ravaged Texas.

    Liked by 14 people

  12. NJF says:

    #LoveMyFLOTUS
    #LoveThoseHeels

    Liked by 12 people

  13. daughnworks247 says:

    Home Run

    Liked by 6 people

  14. Landslide says:

    She is stunningly gorgeous.

    Liked by 5 people

  15. pam2246 says:

    “The only color in greater Houston today is red, white, and blue. The only religion on our streets is love. There is no race, no creed, no gender, no socioeconomic classes, no nationality, no sexual orientation, no religion–

    “There are only people helping people. There are only strangers opening their homes for strangers. There are only men and women risking their precious lives for other precious lives.

    Today, no matter who you worship, the color of your skin, where you were born…we are all Texans.

    “For a stunning moment the world has stopped fighting against each other and started fighting for each other.

    “It’s breathtaking.

    “Take note world. You don’t need to wait for a devastating disaster to love. You don’t need to wait until your neighbors are drowning to reach across the color, religious, nationality, political boundaries. This world is suffering a different kind of storm, one far more dangerous than Harvey–a storm of hatred. Let’s refuse to let it break us.”

    https://angeliagriffin.wordpress.com/2017/08/28/the-good-thing-harvey-washed-away/

    Liked by 18 people

    • lokiscout says:

      Now if Congress would just take note. 😦

      Liked by 2 people

    • Will Janoschka says:

      “For a stunning moment the world has stopped fighting against each other and started fighting for each other.’
      Such a careful observation of this “is”! To preserve self do not be helping those in no need! When need is obvious offer all you have. If you observe piglet drowning in ditch; stop carriage. Go into ditch and push piglet toward worried mama. Your only reward will be biggest smile and loudest ‘Oink” from said Momma. Treasure that reward! 🙂

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  16. treehouseron says:

    She’s a fascinating person. At first you notice how beautiful she is, certainly one of the most attractive women on the planet, period. Then you notice she’s very graceful as well, always well poised like models often are.

    Then you have to notice that she’s very private (regardless of her past modeling) and doesn’t seek the limelight… but has been fully thrust into it by being named First Lady. You get the sense that she didn’t really seek that out, but it’s part and parcel with being married to the God Emperor.

    With all that said… she has done this her way; and her way is beautiful and graceful. She’s done charity work for years but just like she brings out the best in President Trump the job of First Lady is beginning to bring out the best of Melania Trump.

    This is going to be a great 8 years. I’m excited to see what she accomplishes once she realizes the great platform and power she has as First Lady.

    Liked by 8 people

  17. In all of this Texas devastation, regional suffering and amazing regional resurrection, people are talking about our First Lady’s shoes? Seriously?

    Liked by 1 person

  18. fangdog says:

    The more we learn about the Trumps, the more American they become. It is hard to imagine an America right now without Donald Trump and his family. It is not what they do and feel for themselves, but what they do and feel for us which is endearing.

    As time goes by, it becomes more and more definitive who are the Americans living in our Country and who are not the Americans living in our Country. In the future, citizens of our Country will demand leaders who are “America-First”. The days of such overt; crooked, corrupt, criminal standards by our leaders will come to a joyous end.

    Liked by 14 people

  19. WSB says:

    I think FLOTUS should challenge Amazon to supply and stage prepaid standard size boxes for Americans to send everything from women’s t-shirts, men’s suits, to children’s toys to home accessories, kitchen supplies to bedding. Categorize the items in preprinted boxes.

    Create the mother of all donated supply chains for people to rebuild their lives. Amazon should use their own distribution centers and their same day shipping for when people are ready to resupply immediately or during rebuilding.

    Call it Buffalo By U….just donated items, though, for free if you qualify, sent by all Americans across the country. Supply the affected with an Amazon Buffalo By U ID card.

    I have many items, new and vintage, which are in pristine condition; I would be happy to send them down to Texas for people to rebuild their homes, rather than drop it off at the local Goodwill center, where the owner of Goodwill just makes a profit off the stores.

    Liked by 8 people

  20. StuckInBlue says:

    Like many of you, I find that I do not miss the lame ‘hashtags’ used by FL44 as a substitute for actions and expressions of human compassion.

    Liked by 13 people

  21. MaineCoon says:

    “I want to be able to offer my help and support in the most productive way possible, not through just words, but also action.”

    Hmmm….Has POTUS just given FLOTUS a new job responsibility? Lucky TX.

    Liked by 10 people

  22. James says:

    I admit I have not followed this event much at all, so everyone may have heard all this, but that it was a 1-1000 year rainfall, and may be the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history. PDJT has the opportunity to do something of unbelievable importance for this country. I think he will pull out all the stops. And I have a suggestion: that those troops bound for Afghanistan been turned around, the trillions of dollars that will be poured into a country of savages be spent on this country in rebuilding that area. How about we look out for this country first as Donald Trump said he was going to do in the campaign

    Liked by 1 person

  23. Tommy Tunes says:

    Shes GREAT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Liked by 3 people

  24. Will Janoschka says:

    “Has POTUS just given FLOTUS a new job responsibility? Lucky TX.”
    MAGA. P45 like top Lion on the Serengeti; has his first squeeze, to deliberately impress all the other GIRLS! Perhaps just enough to carry forward. 🙂

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  25. citizen817 says:

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  26. theresanne says:

    I thought Melania looked spectacular on the trips to SArabia/Israel/Europe/G20, but today, in her FLOTUS baseball cap, she looked more beautiful than ever before. She really is OUR First Lady~

    Liked by 7 people

  27. keebler AC ovfefe says:

    USA <— FLOTUS

    It's also a play on Toys R US
    Float R US in Texas flood!

    Melania's not just composed, she's compassionate and articulate as someone earlier said!

    Liked by 4 people

  28. Bull Durham says:

    I concur with everyone who has commented.

    All the adjectives are my thoughts, also.

    God bless and protect our First Family.

    Their presence is like crystal clear mountain spring water.

    Liked by 5 people

  29. remuda2016 says:

    I’m in love again…for the last time…or the first…or…whatever…! Too bad she’s married…well I take that back. I’m glad she’s married to the right guy and knows how great that FLOTUS cap looks on her (as I never see her wearing any other head covering…?). We are truly in the presence of ‘GREATNESS’…!

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  30. thesavvyinvester says:

    Here is an Idea….

    Melania could sell those hats with the the Heart Sign and the Shape of Texas underneath FLOTUS with all proceeds going to help our Texan Brethren. I know some 63 million people who would buy them, and possibly more than one for gifts…..

    Liked by 5 people

  31. Mike diamond says:

    Best first lady ever !

    Liked by 1 person

  32. reenahovermale says:

    She is MAGAnificent.

    Liked by 2 people

  33. Scarlet says:

    Oh, what a difference a new administration and a year makes
    . The reason Obama couldn’t leave vacation to visit Louisiana flood victims.
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/08/18/heres-why-president-obama-isnt-stopping-his-vacation-to-visit-the-louisiana-flooding/?utm_term=.6ed961030ef0

    Liked by 1 person

  34. lokiscout says:

    No wonder he is a multi Billionaire and POTUS with a Lady like that at his side. A man can go a long way with a good woman by his side.

    Liked by 1 person

  35. OnlyInAmerica says:

    Classy and beautiful she is.

    Like

  36. blessdog says:

    the comments here have said it all regarding the remarkable Melania and i concur with all of them – now give me that HAT!!!

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  37. blessdog says:

    imagine if ROD HAM had been elected and we had FIRST LADY WILLIE!
    and that hideous VP kane!

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  38. Bob Thoms says:

    The Vogue Editor who criticized Melania’s style choice…………………and this woman is the arbitrator of good style and taste at Vogue?

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  39. Melania reminds me of Sophia Loren. Am I the only one?

    I do find it funny how after 8 years of proclaiming Michelle Obama most glamorous First Lady of all time, the press now trashes a genuinely glamorous First Lady who is in truth everything they hyped about Michelle O.

    Political disagreements with the Obamas aside, Michelle is a middle-aged woman of average looks and comes of a bit of an oaf in my opinion.

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  40. Kalena says:

    I remember back in the first season of The Apprentice. One team won a challenge and the reward was to have tea or something like that up in Trump’s penthouse. Melanie met them at the elevator and gave them a tour of the main rooms.

    One of the female contestants gushed that Melania was so lucky. Melania asked her what that girl meant. The girl said, “to be married to Mr Trump and have all of this”. Melania responded in a very friendly tone that NO he is the lucky one to be married to me.

    I became an instant fan then because I felt Trump finally married someone that was a good fit for his sheer force of nature. I believe they have a good balance of power in their relationship. Hard to achieve when a self made billionaire is part of the. couple.

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  41. mamajen says:

    I just love her. You can tell that she is just so proud to have the role she does, and she is going to do the best job she can. I feel like she is working for the American people in a way that no first lady in my lifetime ever has. She has the heart of a servant, not a rich person dabbling in charity work.

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  42. Kent says:

    Only thing prettier is the water receding from my neighborhood.

    Liked by 1 person

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