White House says Trump will donate $1 million to hurricane aid

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The response doesn't seem to affect the Trump team, as the president has continued to wear his hat in different colors throughout his week while he weighed in on the destruction of Hurricane Harvey.

USA president Donald Trump will donate $1 million of his personal money for flood relief operations in Texas and Louisiana which have been hit by the catastrophic Hurricane Harvey, the White House has said.

While Sanders said the funds would come from the president's "personal money", she did not specify which account the donation will come from and to which organizations it will go.

"He would like to join in the efforts that a lot of people we have seen across the country", press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters at the White House, according to CNN. He has in the past also exaggerated the amount of money he has given through his now-shuttered charitable foundation. He gave his first installment to the National Park Service and his second to the Department of Education.

President Donald Trump points as he walks from Marine One across the South Lawn to the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, as he returns from Springfield, Mo.

"It made a difference to people when the president of the united States comes to your area that's been hammered by a hurricane", he added. He pledged support for flood victims, saying the White House will "be with you every day until Texas rebuilds stronger and better than before".

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