Trump retweets Irma updates as monster storm approaches Florida

Trump retweets Irma updates as monster storm approaches Florida
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA MORE early Sunday retweeted several updates on Hurricane Irma as the monster storm approached Florida.

Trump retweeted a post from aide Dan Scavino Jr. that included a Fox News report that hurricane-force winds had hit the Florida Keys.

He retweeted another post from Scavino that included a CBS News interview on Saturday morning with Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R), who urged residents to heed evacuation orders.

Trump also highlighted tweets from his sons.

“Please stay safe #Florida! You are in our thoughts and we are praying for you!” Eric Trump tweeted, while Donald Trump Jr. shared a photo of Customs and Border Protection agents who have been helping with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Trump in another tweet pointed to a State Department travel advisory that lists ways to notify officials of U.S. citizens in areas affected by Irma and Hurricane Jose overseas.

“The U.S. Coast Guard, FEMA and all Federal and State brave people are ready. Here comes Irma. God bless everyone!” the president tweeted late Saturday.

--This report was updated at 7:50 a.m.