Obama: ‘I Know How Resilient the People of Louisiana Are’

‘The whole country will continue to support you and help you’

RUSH TRANSCRIPT:
"The whole country will continue to support you and help you, until we get folks back in their homes, and lives are rebuilt. The reason I can say that with confidence is because that is what Americans do in times like this. I saw it when I visited this place, when I came down here as a senator after Katrina. I saw it when I visited new Orleans for the 10th anniversary last year. I know how resilient the people of Louisiana are, and I know that you will rebuild again. What I have seen again today proves it. I want to thank all the first responders, the National Guard, all the good neighbors who were in a boat going around, making sure people were safe, showing extraordinary heroism, and in some cases, risking their own lives."

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