President Biden, First Lady arrive in Florida to assess damage from Hurricane Ian

2 months ago

Fort Myers news, Florida news.

President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden touched down in Fort Myers, Florida on Wednesday where they are expected to assess the devastation and damage from last week’s hurricane.

The White House said that the Bidens’ visit to Fort Myers aims to “reaffirm his commitment to supporting the people of Florida as they recover and rebuild from the devastating storm.”

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  • Florida Gov. DeSantis ‘very thankful’ to Biden after phone call about preparations for Hurricane Ian
  • Governor Ron DeSantis was not at the airport when the President arrived but Republican Rep. Byron Donalds was along with Lee County Chairman Cecil Pendergrass, Cape Coral Fire Department Chief Ryan Lamb, FEMA Official Harvey Muns, Fort Myers Beach Official Colleen Brooks, and four firefighters.

    After an aerial tour of the devastated town, Biden is expected to meet DeSantis and local and federal officials who were in response to scores of Floridians during and after the natural disaster.