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Trump: We’re as ready as anyone has ever in Florence
President Trump speaks after receiving a briefing on hurricane Florence of FEMA’s administrator, Brock Lang, and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.
President Trump to visit the areas affected by hurricane Florence next week, the White house said.
At least four deaths have been reported in North Carolina, and more than 720,000 people without electricity.
Trump is expected to travel to the storm-ravaged region “, from the beginning until the middle of next week, as soon as it is determined his journey not interrupt rescue, or recovery efforts,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement Friday.
The President visited the Houston area last year, in the Wake of hurricane Harvey, and I blasted to show the by many for not empathy towards the survivors. More than 80 people died as a result of the storm, according to officials.
Trump made headlines last year after he told the people in a protected room, in order to “have a good time” just hours after many of them lost their homes and loved ones.
At one point during the dinner, he joked over his hands as “too large”, in the plastic gloves.
“The people appreciate what has been done,” Trump said after the visit.
“It’s been done, very efficiently and very well,” he added, referring to the recovery efforts.
“As hard as this was [the answer] is a wonderful thing, I think, for the country look.”
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