"Well, we've had bigger storms than this", Trump said while on board Air Force One en route to Washington, after viewing the damage from Hurricane Irma, which hit the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm, in southwest Florida.
He added, "we have the largest assembling of human beings ever for power and rapidly it's being turned on, so were very happy with that".
A spokesperson from RSW said people trying to catch a flight Thursday should allow plenty of time to get to their gate. "So I hope he runs for the Senate".
Florida's southwestern coast is a haven for retirees seeking warm weather and lovely sunsets across the Gulf of Mexico.
Trump reiterated his hope that Scott runs for the Senate in 2018.
"When you think of the incredible power of that storm, and while people unfortunately passed, it was such a small number", Trump said.
Former FEMA chief Michael Brown told Newsmax's John Gizzi last month that Trump would be wise to be nice to the media during the coverage of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which have left a trail of destruction in Texas, Louisiana, and Florida.
Mr. Trump said in regards to offering protections to "Dreamers" he said the administraiton is not looking at offering citizenship or amnesty, but that the White House wants to "do something". These are special, special people and we love 'em. "Otherwise we're not doing any deal".
Trump and his wife, first lady Melania Trump, and Vice President Mike Pence offered sandwiches and bananas to trailer-home residents in Naples Estates, a community for people 55 and older that was surrounded by piles of storm-torn trees, pieces of trailers and furniture.
He told reporters Thursday in Florida that his tax cut plans are "not to benefit the wealthy".
The president is expected to land at RSW around 10:40 a.m. Mr. Trump addresses reporters before leaving the South Law, saying, "Historically there's never been anything like this".
During a tour of Florida's damage from Hurricane Irma, Trump took time out to praise Sen.