Today: Florida Gov. Scott in San Juan, meeting with Puerto Rico governor

Florida National Guard Adjutant General Major General Michael Calhoun with Gov. Rick Scott in Opa-locka after Hurricane Irma. Calhoun is among those accompanying Scott to Puerto Rico today.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is visiting Puerto Rico today  to assist Hurricane Maria recovery efforts and has a 10 a.m. meeting scheduled with Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló.

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio visited Puerto Rico on Monday and told his Senate colleagues: “What I saw is over three and half million American citizens potentially on the verge of a serious and growing humanitarian crisis.”

Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, a potential Democratic candidate for governor in 2018, visited Puerto Rico Wednesday.

President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit the island Tuesday.

Click here for a full story on today’s Scott visit.

Author: George Bennett

George Bennett has been a Palm Beach Post reporter since 1992. He grew up in Bethesda, Md. and is a graduate of The George Washington University. Follow him on Twitter @gbennettpost

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