Trump urges Florence preparedness amid backlash

President Trump said protecting life in the storm is the "absolute highest priority" as he faces pushback for his administration's handling of Hurricane Maria.
1:04 | 09/13/18

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President trump is using his bully public to warm people about the storm sing at protecting life is the absolute highest priority. Our chief White House correspondent Jon Karl's on the scene at the white hasn't come the president touting the federal response is he faces push back the handling of hurricane Maria. He wants to project the image George that he is in full command of this hurricane response. And his message is simple that we are fully prepared he says of the federal government everything you can imagine we are ready. But George as you point out as he talks about the response to this storm. He is praising his own we saw months in this government's response to hurricane Maria which of course has been seen by many as a disaster with the nearly three. Thousands killed and John the Russian investigation marches on toe. Talk that Paul man a Ford is in talks about a possible plea agreement with a Robert Mueller to avoid a second trial. That's right the second trial set to start later this month. He wants to plead guilty you have an agreement but we are told his resisting while operating with the special counsel's investigation of the trump campaign Jon Karl thanks very much.

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