© 2022 West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Telling West Virginia's Story
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

President Obama Offers Federal Assistance, Condolences to West Virginia

Obama.jpg
whitehouse.gov
/

President Barack Obama is extending his condolences and those of the nation to Governor Earl Ray Tomblin for the lives lost because of flooding.

In a statement, White House spokesman Eric Schultz says Obama spoke by phone to Governor Tomblin on Saturday while returning to Washington, D.C., from Seattle.

Schultz says Obama is committed to ensuring that Tomblin has the federal resources he needs for all recovery efforts.

The Associated Press is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering, supplying a steady stream of news to its members, international subscribers and commercial customers. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, it's a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members.

WVPB is local news, education, music, and entertainment for West Virginia.
Your donation today will help keep us strong and vital.