Biden speaks with Miss. Governor and Congressional Delegation

The White House

Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. held separate calls with Governor Tate Reeves, Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith, and Congressman Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, to express his condolences for the lives lost and the damage resulting from the tornadoes and extreme weather that impacted Mississippi overnight. The President asked what the people of Mississippi need and how he can be most supportive. The President expressed his commitment to delivering federal assistance as quickly as possible to impacted areas and to helping these communities recover from the impacts of these storms. The President also spoke with FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell, who will travel to Mississippi tomorrow to ensure the fullest possible Federal response to those in need.

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