Trump Visits Tennessee Tornado Victims
U.S. President Donald Trump toured a Tennessee neighborhood reduced to rubble by a tornado earlier this week, and then met with survivors and volunteers at a local church filled with boxes of emergency supplies, pallets of water and tables filled with clothes, Friday, March 6.
READ MORE: Rescue crews spent Tuesday going through the rubble of dozens of buildings in the southern U.S. state of Tennessee after rare, late winter tornadoes tore through the Nashville area, killing at least 24 people.
“It’s a tragic day in our state,” Governor Bill Lee said. “A sad day.”
People had little time to find shelter as the tornadoes struck overnight. Video of the storm shows lightning illuminating a huge menacing funnel bearing down on downtown Nashville, the world’s country music capital.