Obama talks to governors of hurricane-hit states

The White House says President Barack Obama has spoken with the governors of the four states being hardest hit by Hurricane Matthew.
    
Obama spoke separately Saturday to Govs. Nathan Deal of Georgia, Nikki Haley of South Carolina, Pat McCrory of North Carolina and Rick Scott of Florida. The White House says Obama reiterated his commitment to provide federal to help the states respond to the storm.
    
Obama had already declared emergencies in the four states and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local response efforts.
    
Obama spoke with the governors from Chicago, where he is undertaking a round of fundraisers for Democratic candidates.

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