Published: Fri, September 15, 2017
Global Media | By Garry Long

Trump, Melania leave for Florida to inspect effect of Hurricane Irma

Trump, Melania leave for Florida to inspect effect of Hurricane Irma

For Trump, the visit to Fort Myers and Naples along Florida's battered southwestern coast offered him the chance to see how people were coping and how the Federal Emergency Management Agency was responding.

More than 5,60,000 residents across 19 counties in south and central Florida are without power, according to Florida Power and Light Department.

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He added, "we have the largest assembling of human beings ever for power and rapidly it's being turned on, so were very happy with that".

The president couldn't resist injecting a political flavor into his visit, telling reporters in Fort Myers that he was hopeful that Scott, a two-term Republican, would run for the Senate, where Democrat Bill Nelson is up for re-election next year. "The United States Coast Guard, FEMA, along with Governor Scott, they've really done an incredible job and power is being turned on rapidly". He told Scott, "at a certain point it ends for you but I don't want it to end, I hope he runs for the Senate".

"We're talking about taking care of people, people brought here that have done a good job".

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It is the third trip that Trump has made in response to a hurricane striking the southern United States. He saw little damage and offered few expressions of concern. He visited Texas and Louisiana after Harvey struck.

They were joined by first lady Melania Trump at Naples Estates, a mobile home community for people 55 and older.

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