Trump addresses USA state governors about Hurricane Erma
11 September, 2017, 00:47 | Author: Chad Mckenzie
Hours ahead of Hurricane Irma's expected landfall in Florida, U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday advised citizens to "just get out of its way", urging those still in evacuation zones to hurry and leave.
The meeting took place at the presidential retreat in Camp David where Trump is staying for the weekend.
"All of America continues, I must say, to pray for the families affected by Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, which looks like it's going to be a really bad one, but we're prepared".
A spate of social media posts expressing hope that Hurricane Irma trashes President Trump's Palm Beach, Fla., resort is producing a backlash of disgust and criticism.
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Vice President Mike Pence and several members of Trump's cabinet were set to visit FEMA headquarters on Sunday afternoon to talk with staff members who have been working there as well as agency officials, the White House said.
Asked what aspects of the storm concerned the administration the most, Pence said "the briefing at Camp David this morning caused the president to have great concern" as experts have warned of risky and heavy winds pushing a crippling storm surge in its path.
Trump sided with Democrats this week to raise the USA borrowing limit and keep the government operating through early December in a bid to speed federal assistance to hurricane victims.
The storm left more than 20 people dead in the Caribbean.
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El Niño is a naturally occurring phenomenon characterized by warmer-than-normal water in the eastern Pacific equatorial region. The country was battered by Hurricane Matthew past year , which killed more than 270 people across the Caribbean.
"I think the Congress will act quickly to make sure we have the emergency funding that we need to go forward", he said.
About 1.2 million residents were already without power, Duke said, reiterating that outages could affect as many as 5 million people. He added that his administration was monitoring the hurricane around the clock and would everything possible to save lives.
The second time was to share a message from Florida Governor Rick Scott and the third tweet was Trump asking Americans in affected areas to get to safety.
Trump also issued a disaster declaration for Puerto Rico on Sunday and expanded federal funds available to the U.S. Virgin Islands in the aftermath of Irma, the White House said. "We'll be there with resources and support to save lives and help build lives".
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Trump's deal ensures the government can borrow money and pay its bills into December in exchange for $8 billion in Harvey aid. . The White House requested $7.85 billion for emergency Harvey aid and called for Congress to raise the debt ceiling immediately.
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The quake was felt in Mexico City which is more than 650 miles from the epicenter, with people fleeing apartment buildings. At least five people have been killed, including two children, in the Mexican state of Tabasco, KCTV5 News reported.
At the same time, Irma strengthened back into a Category 5 storm Friday night, after weakening to a Category 4 earlier in the day. Hurricane Katia , the sixth hurricane of the 2017 season, is expected to make landfall in Mexico early Saturday morning.
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