President Trump to visit Cedar Rapids Tuesday

President Donald Trump approved Iowa's request for federal disaster assistance and will visit the state on Tuesday.
Published: Aug. 17, 2020 at 12:49 PM CDT
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - KCRG-TV9 has confirmed that President Donald Trump will be in Cedar Rapids Tuesday to tour damage following the derecho that moved through the state a week ago.

The White House said the president will meet with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds to discuss local, state and federal response to the disaster.

Details of the visit are expected to be released later Monday.

On Monday, the President announced he had approved a federal Presidential Major Disaster Declaration following a request from Governor Reynolds over the weekend.

Check back for updates.

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