Trump lands in Florida to survey Irma recovery

President Donald Trump on Thursday landed in Florida to survey the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

The president traveled to the hurricane-stricken state to meet with those affected by the storm and learn more about relief efforts.

He'll be stopping in Ft. Myers and Naples on the southwestern coast.

More: Hurricane Irma live blog, continuous coverage

This is Trump's third visit in less than three weeks to a hurricane-damaged state. He visited Texas and Louisiana after Harvey struck.  Trump tweeted Wednesday that he planned to meet "with our great Coast Guard, FEMA and many of the brave first responders & others."

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

© 2017 Associated Press


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