President Donald Trump finally weighed in on Twitter about Hurricane Harvey, about four hours after getting torched when his regular Friday morning tweet storm was noticeably lacking any reference to the hurricane. Instead he focused on praising himself and punching at perceived foes, including the media and GOP Sen. Bob Corker.
Trump slapped himself on the back, noting that “Few, if any, Administrations have done more in just 7 months than the Trump A. Bills passed, regulations killed, border, military, ISIS, SC!” Meanwhile, the National Hurricane Center was warning that Harvey was “dangerously approaching the Texas Coast” and was expected to bring “life-threatening” storm-surge flooding by end of the day, leaving swaths of South Texas “uninhabitable for weeks or months.” The weather service used its strongest language since 2005’s Hurricane Katrina, which left more than 1,800 dead.
Trump left it to First Lady Melania Trump to play Adult to his Little Boy:
Four hours later, Trump tweeted: