(Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Sunday visited the headquarters of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Washington for a briefing about Hurricane Ida, which got here barreling ashore in Louisiana earlier within the day, the White House stated.
Biden stopped at FEMA upon returning to Washington from Dover Air Force Base, the place he had seen the return of the stays of 13 U.S. troopers killed in final week’s bombing exterior Kabul’s airport.
A Category 4 storm and probably the most highly effective to hit the U.S. mainland in years, Ida was set to plunge a lot of the Louisiana shoreline beneath water because the state grapples with a COVID-19 surge already taxing hospitals.
(Reporting By Trevor Hunnicutt; Editing by Dan Burns)
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