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'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

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