“I am not sure that I have ever heard of a Category Five,” Trump said during a briefing in Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters in Washington.
“I have seen some Category Fours, you do not even see them much,” he explained. “However a Category Five is something which, I don’t know if I have ever heard the word, besides I know that it’s there. That is the supreme, and that is what we have, sadly.”
Between these, the storms generated about $165 billion in damage.
Trump made a similar remark in 2017, stating of Hurricane Irma in the White House Historical Association dinner which”I never knew a Category 5 existed”
Since 2000 there were over a dozen of intense storms measuring the greatest over the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. The National Hurricane Center says storms of the size cause”devastating damage” and leaves the affected region uninhabitable for weeks or even months.
While at FEMA Trump cautioned the bureau’s nationwide response coordination center and praised the efforts of Federal and state employees, the united states army and many others to their work on readiness for Dorian.
The president returned to Washington on Sunday from Camp David, Maryland, at which he had been for 2 nights later canceling a visit to Poland so that he could monitor preparations for the storm.
Trump spent a few hours Saturday in his private club in Northern Virginia, flying by helicopter by the rustic presidential escape. While there he obtained hourly updates about the method of Dorian, as stated by the White House. He had a briefing about the storm late Saturday afternoon.
The White House does not routinely affirm Trump’s golf matches although it occasionally releases the titles of his playing partners. Pictures of Trump golfing will look on social websites from time to time. The presidential media pool, which was not at Camp David, spent Saturday in a place close to the golf center.
Additional tweets from Trump on Sunday comprise one about celebrity Debra Messing, that lately has stated those in Hollywood that attend the president fundraisers must be termed.