Los Angeles Times

'There for you 100 percent', Trump tells Floridians; elderly plight in spotlight

NAPLES, Fla. - President Donald Trump told Florida hurricane victims his administration is "there for you 100 percent" as officials moved urgently to safeguard the state's vulnerable elderly and restore power to millions of homes and businesses still without electricity.

The president and first lady Melania Trump arrived aboard Air Force One in Fort Myers on the peninsula's southwestern Gulf coast, then traveled by helicopter to Naples, 40 miles away. It was Trump's

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times4 min readPolitics
Portland Tries To 'Keep Weird' As Another Far-right Vs. Anti-fascist Faceoff Unfolds
PORTLAND, Ore. - Far-right demonstrators declared victory in Portland on Saturday - as did masked anti-fascist counter-protesters, the mayor and even a third group dressed as dinosaurs and bananas - after dueling rallies gave extremists the national
Los Angeles Times4 min readPolitics
Rep. Tlaib Rejects Israel's Offer To Visit Relatives, Citing 'Oppressive Conditions'
JERUSALEM - Israel reversed itself, again, on Friday in announcing that Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib could visit, but only to see her grandmother. Tlaib said: No thanks. The Michigan congresswoman said Israel's decision to admit her to the country o
Los Angeles Times1 min readPolitics
9th Circuit Upholds Class-action Lawsuit By Minor League Players Against MLB
LOS ANGELES - Every minor league baseball player attends spring training in Arizona or Florida. With rare exceptions, those players are not paid until the regular season begins. Thousands of players who participated in spring training from 2014 to 20