President to Lake Charles Residents: “We Will Take Care of You”
President Trump toured the hurricane damage in southwest Louisiana where he saw devastation in most neighborhoods.
Mr. Trump said: "I have met some people who have been absolutely devastated. This storm had more power than Katrina and came in as a category 4 storm, almost a 5."
Louisiana's Congressional delegation including Senator John Kennedy, Congressman Mike Johnson along with Governor John Bel Edwards joined the President on the tour. Senator Bill Cassidy is in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19.
A team from FEMA also toured with the President.
The President visited the relief center and saw the work of the Cajun Navy. The President also announced he has signed an order getting emergency help to the area right away. President Trump says "This was a tremendously powerful storm." You can watch his entire remarks made during the stop in Louisiana.