President Obama visits Louisiana and pledges support for flood victims

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama toured the state of Louisiana after a devastating flood despite criticism that his visit has come too late.

“We are heartbroken by the loss of life,” the president said at a press conference in Baton Rouge. “I think anybody who can see just the streets, much less the inside of the homes here, people’s lives have been upended by this flood.”

The flooding has caused more than 106,000 people to register for assistance from the Federal Emergency...


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