Trump to survey Tennessee tornado damage

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump will again assume the role of national consoler when he tours Tennessee neighborhoods where lives and homes were destroyed by powerful tornadoes this week.

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Trump was flying to the state on Friday to visit affected areas.

In Putnam County, a twister early Tuesday cut a 2-mile-long path, killing 18 people, including five children under 13.

Many more people were injured, some critically. Statewide, the death toll stood at 24 from a pair of storms.

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