Houston mayor: Trump meeting 'very productive'

Houston mayor: Trump meeting 'very productive'
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Houston Mayor Sylvester TurnerSylvester TurnerAstroworld death toll rises to 10 after 9-year-old dies from injuries Criminal investigation launched into deaths at Houston festival Over two dozen arrested following Houston music festival MORE (D) on Sunday said he had a “very productive meeting” with President Trump about immediate recovery efforts needed in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

During an interview with CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Turner said his city needs both
“rapid repair housing” and “advance funding for debris removal.”


“He understood it. It was a very productive meeting,” Turner said, referring to Trump.

Turner said he asked the president “to expand the rapid repair housing program for 15,000 up to 35,000.”

Trump has visited the Lone Star State twice since Harvey first struck the Gulf Coast.

The president met with evacuees and volunteers in Houston on Saturday after an initial trip to Corpus Christi and Austin.