He wanted to know how the Duke Energy-managed lake fared during the hurricane, asking Duke Energy CEO
Trump was told the lake was good but got a lot of rain, according to the briefing.
"I love that area," Trump was quoted as saying. "I can't tell you why, but I love that area."
The president asked about the lake during a visit that included touring a neighborhood in
Hurricane Florence had caused 26 deaths as of Wednesday afternoon in
He called it the "largest man-made lake in the world, by far," the Observer reported.
The lake is a Duke Energy reservoir that covers 32,510 acres and has 520 miles of shoreline, according to the article.
However, it's not the the world's largest. WorldAtlas.com says
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