By Kate Sullivan and Allie Malloy | CNN
President Joe Biden said on Friday that he plans to travel to Texas but does not want a presidential trip to put any additional strain on a state grappling with an extreme weather crisis.
“The answer is yes,” Biden said when asked if he would travel to Texas after he addressed the Munich Security Conference.
“If, in fact, it’s concluded that I can do it without creating a burden for the folks on the ground while they are dealing with this crisis, I plan on going,” Biden said. He said that decision would probably be made at the beginning of next week.
The announcement comes after a devastating week of freezing temperatures and winter storms in Texas that led to widespread power outages….