WASHINGTON — President Trump on Saturday urged any U.S. residents still in Hurricane Irma’s path to “just get out of its way” and not worry about possessions, as he monitored the powerful storm’s advance on Florida from the secluded Camp David presidential retreat.

Irma was expected to strike the Florida Keys at daybreak Sunday, with Hurricane Jose following closely behind.

Trump said Irma is a “storm of enormous destructive power and I ask everyone in the storm path to heed all instructions, get out of its way.”

“Property is replaceable but lives are not and safety has to come first,” Trump said at a Cabinet meeting at the presidential retreat in Maryland, where he was spending the weekend with his wife, first lady Melania Trump. “Don’t worry about it. Just get out of its way.”


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