Biden, First Lady to Travel to Texas This Week

President Joe Biden this week will fly to Texas in the wake of crippling winter storms that left millions without power. Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will travel to the southern state on Friday, the White House said. The Bidens will go to Houston. While there, they will meet with local leaders to discuss the relief efforts, progress toward recovery, and “the incredible resilience shown by the people of Houston and Texas,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters in Washington on Tuesday. “While in Texas, the president will also visit a COVID health center where vaccines are being distributed. Clearly, there are still more details of the trip coming together, and as we have those, we will make those available,” she added. Biden had held off going to the state because he didn’t want to draw resources away while so many people were struggling in the aftermath of …

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