Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thursday.

The declaration frees up money and federal resources that the state can use in coping with the storm and its aftermath.

(Reporting by Rich McKay; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)

07/12/2019 10:25

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