President Trump Speaks to Reporters CSPAN September 1, 2019 12:04pm-12:16pm EDT
>> the president returned from camp david and spoke to reporters at the white house on the shooting in texas and hurricane dorian. >> i would like to thank law enforcement in texas. they'd been incredible. fbi, governor abbott are they did an incredible job under the circumstances. another very sick person. i want to thank everybody involved.
was, it could've been worse. it was a very sad situation. introduce theo u.s. coast guard, a highly respected man. we went over a lot of different things having to do with the hurricane. informed me through the different sources he has this is now a category 5. it seems to be one of the biggest hurricanes we've ever seen. that's a problem. that's the problem. we have a lot of great people working right now. we don't know where it's going to hit. we have an idea. it's different than the original course. now it seems to be going up
toward south carolina and north carolina. alabama is going to get a piece of it. if it changes course again, it could go back toward florida. next lessow over the than 24 hours. it's a very very powerful hurricane. we are looking at the same thing , we are dealing with democrats, republicans. they are coming back very soon. there is a big package of things that will be put before them by a lot of different people. we have a lot of groups working on it. i've been speaking to a lot of centers. we've been speaking to a lot of house members. people want to do something.
this really hasn't changed anything. we are doing a package. it's coming about right now, a lot of people are talking about. that's irrespective of what happened yesterday in texas. we will look at a lot of different things. we will look at different bills, ideas, concepts, it's been going on for a long time. for the most part, when you look five, goingfour or back six or seven years, for the most part, as strong as you make your background checks, they wouldn't have stopped any of it. a mental problem. it's a big problem. china is moving along.
we are doing very well. up strongly byt great economists. they have devalued their currency so much, they are paying for all the tariffs. that, they are pouring money into their economy. tariffs, tens of billions of dollars. bettermers are doing than china. we are giving them to the farmers who have been targeted unfairly by china. the meeting is still on. that hasn't changed. we will see what happens. can't allow china to take
$500 billion to year out of our country. we can't do that. i do have a great message for poland. is just aboutdent landing right now. he is representing me. i just want to congratulate poland. it's a great country with great people. we have many polish people in our country. it could be 8 million. we love our polish friends. speak up. i think congress has got a lot of thinking to do.
they've been doing a lot of work. on behalf of republicans and democrats, they've been doing a lot of work. it has to do with guns. >> for states can see hurricane force impact. the time for preparation is now. >> i will be going over to fema in about an hour. we will be having a news conference over there where you won't have the engines of blaring.
there. see you thank you. >> the president will receive a briefing at the fema offices shortly. we will bring that to you later today. in the late 1850's, americans trust of their congressman. they did not trust congress. congressman did not trust each other. not were routinely armed because they were eager to kill their opponents, but out of fear that their opponents might kill them. >> our guest on in-depth today at noon from 2:00. theother titles include our live hamilton and conversation with your phone calls and questions. if evangelicals are
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