In three phone calls in a row, President Donald Trump told the governors of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia that his administration is tracking Hurricane Dorian and ready to offer help to these states.

In the first of the tweets late on Thursday, Sept. 5, President Trump said he “just talked to Governor Roy Cooper of North Carolina as Hurricane Dorian ominously comes up the East Coast.”

The president then tweeted he also spoke with Gov. Henry McMaster of South Carolina and Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia regarding the hurricane.

President Trump said the administration is monitoring Dorian and ready to assist those states, along with the great team at Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

“We are totally with you!” the president sent a same message to three states. “Be safe!”

President Trump had earlier approved federal emergency declarations for North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, which authorizes FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security to coordinate all disaster relief efforts and provide assistance for these states in dealing with Hurricane Dorian.

As announced earlier by the Trump 2020 Campaign, the president is scheduled to hold a rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina, on Monday, Sept. 9. As of Thursday evening, that campaign rally has not been canceled.

In an advisory on Thursday night, the National Hurricane Center said, the “Core of Hurricane Dorian (is) brushing the Coast of North Carolina” after announcing tropical storm conditions continued to spread northward along the coast.

The center said Dorian continued to produce dangerous winds, storm surge, and flooding across North and South Carolina.

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