*From:* David Sloan <xxx@csmonitor.com>
*Date:* September 16, 2018 at 2:24:40 PM EDT
*Subject:* *Pool Report #2*
*Reply-To:* xxx@csmonitor.com

Passing along a note from the White House:
""Today,President Trump continues to monitor the preparedness and response efforts for Hurricane Florence. He was briefed again this afternoon by Sec. Nielsen, Admiral Schultz and Administrator Long. Yesterday, he spoke with Mayor Brenda Bethune of Myrtle Beach, SC and Mayor Dana Outlaw of New Bern, NC. They discussed the rescue and response efforts in those communities and the President offered the full support of Federal government. Mayor Outlaw thanked President Trump for immediately authorizing the emergency declaration."

David Sloan Christian Science Monitor P: 202-xxx-xxxx C: 202-xxx-xxxx Email: xxx@csmonitor.com

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