Office of the Vice President
REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT PENCE AT BRIEFING ON
THE VICE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you, Mr. Secretary. And thank you all for your efforts every day in the midst of the response to Hurricane Michael.
Obviously, we are focused at this moment on search and rescue -- focused on human life. But the commitment to rebuild and recover affects our coastline and our inland. It affects our cities and our farms.
As we speak, Mr. Secretary, some 600,000 people in
But I want to assure all those looking on that we're going to continue this government-wide effort to help Americans in the city and on the farm have the resources that they need -- the support that they need at every level to recover.
Our message to all of those impacted is from the heart of the American people, we are with you. We will stay with you. Not only to go through the immediate aftermath of this storm, but also until these communities -- including the agriculture communities -- recover, and are bigger and better and stronger than ever before.
So, Mr. Secretary, I want to thank you. I want to thank all of the team of more than 100,000 Americans who serve in the