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Trump Praises Media During Florida Visit

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Scott hasn't decided on a future Senate campaign. "What do I know but I hope this man right here. runs for the Senate", he said. "This is a state that I know very well, as you understand".

Millions are still without power across Florida, and several areas have been devastated by Irma, especially the Florida Keys. Bill Nelson. "At a certain point it ends for you, and we can't let it end". Inside a torn-apart mobile home community here, Trump distributed meals alongside his wife, first lady Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and Pence's wife, Karen.

United States President Donald Trump praised the people of Florida for showing an "unbelievable spirit" at the time of widespread destruction caused by the Hurricane Irma.

"Media, we appreciate you being so understanding", Trump said, according to The Hill. After arriving in Fort Myers, Mr Trump said: "When you think of the incredible power of that storm, and while people unfortunately passed, it was such a small number".

After Harvey struck Texas, Mr Trump drew criticism for having minimal interaction with residents during his first trip in late August.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Thursday that more than 38,000 federal personnel are now working to respond to Hurricane Irma, including staff from the military and civilian agencies. Trump said, turning to the cameras.

POTUS joined the relief effort by handing out food and cracking jokes with hurricane victims. Myers and Naples on the southwestern coast.

Mr Trump's trip to Florida was his third in less than three weeks to the storm-ravaged South.

Melania Trump's communications director Stephanie Grisham tweeted shortly after that the First Lady would be joining her husband, and later in the day Pence's press secretary Marc Lotter said that the vice president and second lady Karen Pence would also travel to Florida.

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