Speaking directly to families in North Carolina, the president offered his support. That exceeds poultry losses two years ago in Hurricane Matthew, it said. "You're going to have to start over, that's all we can do". A massive federal, state and local recovery effort is underway.
Trump said, "We're ready to do whatever we have to do to make this flawless".
"You gotta take care of home", he told the Charlotte Observer on Tuesday when the team announced his personal donations.
Trump said federal resources would be there "100 percent".
"We are cautioning everyone not to be overconfident", City Administrator Adam Emrick said.
"We're getting all teed up for a lot of money to come down to the area. You'll have everything you need". "We have it, and we will be supplying it", Trump said.
He says, "There will be nothing left undone".
"People don't realize how a very hard phase is beginning today, with the lovely sunshine", Trump said.
After submerging North Carolina with almost 3 feet (1 meter) of rain, the storm dumped more than 6.5 inches (16.5 centimeters) of rain in the Northeast, where it caused flash flooding.
The latest victims in SC were identified as Wendy Wenton, 45, and Nicolette Green, 43, by the Marion County Coroner, US media report. He is being accompanied by both of South Carolina's U.S. senators, Republicans Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, along with Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney who, until February 2017, represented the state's Fifth District in the U.S. House.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirjen Nielson attended the roundtable meeting as well as North Carolina Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr, and FEMA Administrator Brock Long.
Following the briefing in Cherry Point, the president's motorcade traveled to the city of New Bern, where he visited Temple Church, a Baptist church serving as a distribution center. "You don't want to see any of that anywhere, but when it's home, that's tough to swallow".
An exchange Trump reportedly had on Wednesday during a visit to New Bern, North Carolina, is making the rounds on Twitter, with users accusing the president of being insensitive amid disaster relief efforts.
As Florence was bearing down on the Carolinas last week, Trump reignited the controversy over his handling of Maria by disputing the official death toll of 2,975 in the United States territory, which was compiled by public health experts at George Washington University. Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson told The Associated Press that the women, detainees being transported to a mental health facility, drowned at around 6 p.m. Tuesday when a van tried to cross a roadway and was overtaken by water.
Even though Florence was downgraded into a tropical depression, officials say conditions are still unsafe.
Federal authorities are working with private partners, as well, including the American Red Cross.
"There is a strong potential that those who live within the 1-mile evacuation area of the Cape Fear River will be impacted by flooding", the city said in a statement.
North Carolina's 3,300 hog lagoons are natural treatment systems for swine feces and urine.
Brooke Singman is a Politics Reporter for Fox News.