USA Today reports:
President Joe Biden said Friday he plans to visit Texas next week following the state’s brutal winter storm that left millions without power but will only go when he determines his presence won’t be a “burden.”
“The answer is yes,” Biden said of a visit to Texas, adding his plan originally was to go in the middle of next week. “But I don’t want to be a burden. When the president lands in a city in America it has a long tail.”
The president said he will make the trip when he decides he won’t get in the way of the state’s recovery. A decision on a date is likely to come early next week, he said.
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President Biden said he plans to visit Texas next week but will only go when he decides he won’t get in the way of the state’s recovery https://t.co/xjd3eWTpt2
— Austin Statesman (@statesman) February 19, 2021
Biden says he’ll visit Texas soon but is waiting for a time when it would not create “a burden” during the energy crisis
— CBS News (@CBSNews) February 19, 2021