President Obama to tornado victims: ‘We’ve got your back’

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MOORE, Oklahoma (CNN and staff reports) — As President Obama toured the swath of Oklahoma hammered by tornadoes last week, a Colorado church prepared to lend a hand.

Nearly 60 members of the ThornCreek Church in Thornton are heading out this week, with a tractor-trailer stocked with supplies in tow.

Earlier today, President Obama spoke to victims on the ground.

Oklahomans will “rise again” and will have the nation behind them as they struggle to bounce back from tornadoes that tore through the state last week, officials said Sunday, a day of quiet reflection and prayer.

“As fellow Americans, we’re going to be there as shelter from the storm for the people of Moore who have been impacted,” said President Barack Obama. “And when we say that we’ve got your back, I promise you that we keep our word.”

The president described himself as a messenger speaking…

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