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Biden vows unwavering support for Baltimore

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In a bid to address the aftermath of the collapse of Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge, President Joe Biden has pledged steadfast support to the city, as he convened a high-level meeting earlier today.

The President, alongside Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and Vice Admiral Jack Gautier, emphasized the urgent need for a coordinated response to the crisis.

The collapse of the iconic bridge has sent shockwaves through Baltimore, prompting swift action from federal authorities. Speaking from the White House, President Biden reiterated his commitment to stand by the people of Baltimore throughout the recovery process.

“We’ll be with the people of Baltimore for as long as it takes,” affirmed the President.

Secretary Buttigieg, tasked with overseeing transportation infrastructure, outlined the immediate steps being taken to assess the extent of the damage and ensure the safety of affected residents. “Our priority is to swiftly assess the situation and deploy necessary resources to restore vital transportation links,” stated Buttigieg.

Vice Admiral Gautier, representing the U.S. Coast Guard and its role in maritime security, emphasized the importance of a comprehensive response strategy. “The collaboration between federal, state, and local agencies is paramount in addressing the challenges posed by this incident,” asserted Gautier.

The collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge has not only disrupted transportation but has also raised concerns about the structural integrity of other infrastructure in the region.

As rescue and recovery efforts continue, authorities are working tirelessly to mitigate further risks and ensure the safety of residents.

With the eyes of the nation on Baltimore, President Biden’s assurance of unwavering support offers a glimmer of hope amid the devastation.

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