Biden Surveys NY and NJ Storm Damage After Deadly Flooding

Pointing accusingly at climate change, President Joe Biden toured deadly Northeast flood damage and said he was thinking about the all families who suffered “profound” losses from the powerful remnants of Hurricane Ida.

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President Joe Biden listens as New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, left, speaks during a briefing about the impact of Hurricane Ida, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, in Hillsborough Township, N.J. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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HILLSBOROUGH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Pointing accusingly at climate change, President Joe Biden toured deadly Northeast flood damage Tuesday and said he was thinking about the all families who suffered “profound” losses from the powerful remnants of Hurricane Ida. Biden was in New Jersey, and planned to visit New York City, to survey the aftermath and call for federal spending to fortify infrastructure to better defend people and property from future storms in the region…

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