Amid his trip to New York City on Wednesday night, President Obama devoted some of his attention 900 miles away – to the state of Alabama, which was devastated by tornadoes and severe storms that killed dozens of people.
“Our hearts go out to all those who have been affected by this devastation, and we commend the heroic efforts of those who have been working tirelessly to respond to this disaster,” Obama said, according to a White House statement. . . (Full Article)