President Trump made a surprise phone call to a North Carolina mayor Thursday to reassure him that the federal government was tracking Hurricane Florence and to open a line of communication between the two.
Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo said he appreciated the president’s phone call, according to the Star News.
“I told him that we appreciate all the efforts at the federal level,” Saffo said.
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Earlier Thursday, Trump sent a reassuring tweet, saying: “We are completely ready for hurricane Florence, as the storm gets even larger and more powerful.