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President Trump to visit Florida on Thursday after Hurricane Irma

President Trump to visit Florida on Thursday after Hurricane Irma

President Donald Trump says he wants to cut taxes to help middle-class Americans, not rich ones.

Scott hasn't decided on a future Senate campaign. On the tarmac of the Fort Myers airport, he encouraged the state's governor, Republican Rick Scott, to challenge Florida's Democratic senator when his term expires.

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President Donald Trump plans to visit storm-stricken Florida on Thursday, the White House said, his third such trip to a weather devastated state after a spate of violent U.S. weather.

Millions of residents are still without power and more than one hundred thousand people are living in shelters. Bill Nelson. "At a certain point it ends for you, and we can't let it end".

Mr Trump handed out sandwiches to residents, while Vice President Mike Pence and First Lady Melania Trump offered them bananas.

The White House did not specify which area of the state the President would tour during his stop, but sources told CNN he would travel to the Fort Myers area, on Florida's gulf coast.

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders made that announcement Tuesday. "So we did have two horrific storms, epic storms, but if you go back into the '30s and '40s, and you go back into the teens, you'll see storms that were very similar and even bigger, OK?"

On Twitter, Mr Trump said that first responders had been "great" but he warned there was "much work to do".

POTUS joined the relief effort by handing out food and cracking jokes with hurricane victims.

Trump went on to call the hurricane an unparalleled disaster, "the likes of which nobody has ever seen before". Myers and Naples on the southwestern coast.

Trump's visit to tour hurricane damage on Thursday was his second trip in as many weeks.

"I will be traveling to Florida tomorrow to meet with our great Coast Guard, FEMA and numerous fearless first responders [and] others", Trump tweeted Wednesday.

The president monitored the storm over the weekend from Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland.