Donald Trump is set to go to North Carolina on Wednesday to assess the impact of the Hurricane Florence, the White House announced, Fox News informed.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed this on Tuesday.
Trump is set to visit the hurricane-ravaged Eastern North Carolina, South Carolina’s the State informed.
U.S. Rep. David Rouzer, R-N.C., will also join the President in his visit.
Trump will spend the most of his time in the area so he might also visit South Carolina.
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster said Tuesday that he didn’t yet know if the President would be visiting his state.
“We don’t know. We’d love to have them,” McMaster told the News & Observer of Raleigh, N.C. “I’ll tell you what, though, we are delighted to have had the attention and communication with President Trump and with (his) administration — officials and cabinet members.”
A source familiar with the trip’s planning told the State on Monday that Trump was set to visit Horry County with a stop in the Conway area.
Conway and other Horry County communities are experiencing historic flooding that’s expected to worsen over the next week, the paper reported.