Trump-hurricane-screenshot “The next thing we’re gonna hear is that that Trump is colluding with Hurricane Florence … and that the special counsel is looking into it.” Newsbusters, meanwhile, reported political commentator and former Obama administration official Jen Psaki said on CNN’s “The Lead Tuesday night that Trump was “almost gleeful and excited about” Hurricane Florence, as if it’s an accomplishment he helped engineer. “I mean, he came across as almost gleeful and excited about the hurricane and how big it is and how tremendously wet it’s going to be and all these absurd things that came out of his mouth,” Psaki said.
via Washington Post: Trump responsible for hurricanes
One of those models is the ECMWF Total Precipitation, which shows the most torrential rain could be situated around the two nuclear power plants in Wilmington, North Carolina. North Carolina’s governor Roy Cooper issued what he called a first-of-its-kind mandatory evacuation order for all of North Carolina’s fragile barrier islands. Typically, local governments in the state make the call on evacuations. “We’ve seen nor’easters and we’ve seen hurricanes before,” Cooper said, “but this one is different.”
via "This Really Scares Me": Hurricane Florence Turns South; Nuclear Plants To Shut Down | Zero Hedge
Florence’s sustained winds to 155 mph by Wednesday, just shy of Category 5 strength. With the conditions so supportive, it’s entirely possible that Florence might cross this threshold and become a Category 5 for at least a few hours on Wednesday. If so, it will enter the history books as the northernmost Category 5 on record.
via Hurricane, Storm Surge Warnings Up for Carolinas; Florence May Stall Near Coast by Bob Henson | Category 6 | Weather Underground
“I think there are people in there that he can trust, it's just -- it's a much smaller group than I would like it to be,” Trump Jr. said in an interview aired Tuesday on ABC’s "Good Morning America." “It would be easier to get things done if you’re able to fully trust everyone around you,” he said. “I think that’s a shame.”
via Trump only trusts 'much smaller' group of aides in White House after op-ed, Donald Trump Jr. says - ABC News
President Donald Trump commemorated the victims of Flight 93 on Tuesday in Pennsylvania, praising the heroes who stopped a hijacked plane from reaching Washington, D.C. seventeen years ago - but only after starting the day of national unity by tweeting about the FBI, its scandal-tainted lovers and Hillary Clinton then arriving for the event with a double fist pump.
via Trump commemorates heroes of flight 93 and pledges to fight 'radical Islamic terrorism' | Daily Mail Online