CROSBY, Texas — Policy changes are on the way after President Donald Trump signed two executive orders during his visit Wednesday to the Houston area. The changes are designed to free the oil and gas industry from some regulations.
The president was met with a warm welcome when his motorcade rolled through Crosby. Hundreds of people gathered to welcome him, many of them waving American flags and Trump signs.
He spoke at the International Union of Operating Engineers Training Center and signed the orders there.
He said the measures would help ease the permitting process and help investment energy projects.
Some people we talked to in Crosby said they think the orders will help out the local economy.
“I think he’s going to do the right thing to help our economy grow and continue to get more jobs and do the right thing. I think he’s out to help the people,” resident Chad Westbrook said.
One of the things people are still talking about Thursday morning is the president’s shout out to a few of the Texas leaders that were there, specifically he called out George P. Bush, the Texas Land Commissioner, saying he’s “the only Bush that likes me.