US President Biden visited hurricane-hit Kentucky. In the town of Mayfield, where many buildings were completely destroyed by the natural disaster, he told local officials he had never seen such a great deal of damage from the hurricane.
At least 88 people were killed on Friday and Saturday when more than 30 tornadoes swept through seven states. There have been 74 deaths in Kentucky. The authorities believe the death toll will rise.
Biden flew over the disaster area to check for damage. Thousands of people in the disaster area have lost their homes or are still without electricity.
According to CNN, the president emphasized that the national government was ready to provide assistance and praised the mentality of the population. “People came out of nowhere to help as a community, and that’s what it’s supposed to be.”
“There are no red or blue tornadoes,” he noted, referring to the party’s colors for Democrats and Republicans. Mayfield and its suburbs vote mostly Republican; Small groups demonstrated in the town against the arrival of the Democratic president.
This is what the damage looked like last weekend:
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