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But I know at a certain point it ends for you and we can't let it end.

"The job that everybody done is incredible", Trump said.

It was seen as a clear bid to avoid the criticism that Republican President George W. Bush received for his administration's slow and inefficient response to 2005's Hurricane Katrina.

"It's clear that the entire country is standing with Florida as Hurricane Irma batters our state right now", Gov. Scott said in a statement.

President Donald Trump Thursday morning after landing in Florida spoke with reporters and on national television said Governor Rick Scott, a Republican, should run for the U.S. Senate - presumably challenging sitting Democratic Senator Bill Nelson, who is up for re-election next year.

President Trump visited Texas, where Hurricane Harvey has caused historic devastation in the one week since the epic rainfalls.

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

Storm Aileen set to batter United Kingdom with powerful winds tonight
Chief forecaster Andy Page warned inclement weather could spark travel disruption over the next three days. Chilly winds coming down from the the Arctic region will bring a cool feel across the country, she added.

Almost half of Florida was engulfed by Irma, which left flooded streets, damaged homes and displaced residents in its wake.

Since last month, Trump has traveled to Texas twice and to Louisiana to view damage from Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall August 25 as a Category 4 storm and dumped more than 50 inches of rain on Houston.

President Trump is now denying that a deal was made with democrats on young immigrants. About 110,000 people remained in shelters across the state.

"Historically there's never been anything like this, but the U.S. Coast Guard, FEMA, working with Gov. Scott, they've really done an unbelievable job, power is turning on rapidly", said Mr. Trump.

Speaking to first responders in Florida, Trump thanked them for the their work after Irma. The risk was illustrated Thursday at a nursing home in Hollywood, where six residents died after their air conditioning stopped working.

The hurricane has killed more than 55 people in total.

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

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