Trump praises Coast Guard, swipes at media in Texas

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President Trump praised the Coast Guard and took a swipe at the media Saturday during a stop on his trip to Texas to visit victims and local responders in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

“I hear the Coast Guard saved 11,000 people,” Trump told the Coast Guard and other first responders at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston before leaving for Louisiana.

“Think of it, almost 11,000 people by going into winds that the media would not go into,” Trump continued, before gesturing toward the press, “They will not go into those winds, unless it’s a really good story.”

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