President Trump on Monday expressed grief and support following the "absolute devastation" in Alabama following two tornadoes that swept through Lee County on Sunday, killing at least 23 people. "Our whole nation mourns for the more than 20 lives lost," said Trump, who said the Federal Emergency Management Agency is there "in full force." He tweeted that "FEMA has been told directly by me to give the A Plus treatment" to Alabama. Dozens of people were injured, and homes and buildings were destroyed, and due to severe thunderstorms in the region, more than 35,000 people in Alabama and Georgia lost power.

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