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President Joe Biden visits Eastern Kentucky stopping in Breathitt County

Lost Creek, KY 8-8-22 12:45pm

President Joe Biden (Photo Courtesy of WYMT)

President Joe Biden arrived at Marie Roberts Caney turn off in Breathitt County around 12:40pm Monday August 8th, 2022.

President Biden was addressing flood victims and other delegates from various agencies. Governor Beshear, FEMA Administrator Ms. Deanne Criswell and Congressman Hal Rogers were on hand with President Biden. All spoke about the catastrophic flooding and those who have helped during this historical event.

Governor Brashear, President Joe Biden and FEMA administrator Ms. Deanne Criswell (Photo Courtesy of WYMT)

WYMT was live streaming the press conference via pool reporter video and we are happy to share this with you as well as some photos via WYMT video feed.
The rest of the “REAL MEDIA”, LEX 18, Weather Channel other news crews and our very own APPALACHIAN CITIZENS VOICE were all staged by GO TIME. 


Some of the things The FEMA Administrator said were happening were as follows;

RV’s for shelter to be available.
Housing Inspectors are out checking homes.
FEMA teams trying to get to Isolated areas with Disaster Assistance Teams.
134,000 Meals delivered in 12 Counties that declared emergencies.
917,000 Liters of water delivered.

After the press conference, President Biden, Governor Beshear, Congressman Hal Rogers & Breathitt County Judge Executive Jeff Noble met with flood victims near GO-Time at Lost Creek and added another press conference in front of flooded homes.

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Governor Beshear and dignitaries

VIDEO of PRESIDENT BIDEN’S SPEECH (Courtesy of Yahoo Finance)

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