North Carolina needs $900 million in Hurricane Matthew aid. Trump is offering $6 million.

  • The Trump administration will grant just $6.1 million of the $929 million in federal aid North Carolina requested to fund the state’s recovery from Hurricane Matthew, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Wednesday.
  • That’s less than 1% of the “conservative” estimate of what the state says it needs to cover damages from last October’s devastating storm.
  • “Families across Eastern North Carolina need help to rebuild and recover, and it is an incredible failure by the Trump Administration and Congressional leaders to turn their backs,” Cooper said in a statement. Read more (5/12/17)