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Trump Travels To The Flood-Soaked Carolinas

"People don't realize how a very difficult phase is beginning today, with the beautiful sunshine," Trump said Wednesday. "We'll have it all taken care of."

Updated at 12:45 p.m. ET

President Trump is in the flood-soaked Carolinas Wednesday where, under sunny skies, he's getting a firsthand look at the devastation that has killed dozens of people and displaced many thousands from their homes across the Southeast.

"We're ready ... to do whatever we have to do to make this perfect," Trump said at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in eastern North Carolina, where he received a briefing from state and local officials. "Nearly 20,000 federal and military personnel are supporting response efforts," he said. "More

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