Trump inspected a depot for relief supplies and got a glimpse of the damage done on a street full of fallen trees.
Laura achieved a strength of the second highest category 4 and left a trail of destruction by the area. At least 15 people were killed by the natural disaster. Hundreds of thousands of families were left without electricity. The drinking water supply also ran into problems. “One thing I know about this state of affairs is that reconstruction is progressing rapidly,” Trump said during a meeting with Governor John Bel Edwards, among others.
Trump flew from Lake Charles to Orange, Texas, which was also badly hit by the hurricane.