Speaking in the White House
"All resources of the federal government are focused on the arriving storm," Trump said, adding Dorian is projected to be "a very, very big one indeed" and that "our highest priority is the safety and security of the people in the path of the hurricane."
The president's pledge of unequivocal support for
As part of the same Twitterstorm, the president voiced skepticism about having to send federal aid to
Maria left more than 3,000 people dead and the island has yet to fully recover from the catastrophic hurricane.
Nonetheless, Trump has continued to berate local politicians while overstating how much aid they have received, claiming
The president's incessant attacks against
Earlier Thursday, Trump said
"The bad news,
Dorian is projected to hit
"All residents, especially those along the east coast, need to be prepared for possible impacts," DeSantis tweeted.
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