President Donald Trump received a "comprehensive update" Sunday on Hurricane Irma after the storm hit the Florida Keys, the White House said, and Vice President Mike Pence urged those in the storm's path to "heed the warnings" of local officials.
Trump, Pence and several Cabinet members participated in the briefing from Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland where Trump spent the weekend monitoring Irma. Other officials dialed in from the White House or Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters.
Pence and the Cabinet secretaries later visited FEMA headquarters.
"The people of Florida need to know that our hearts and our prayers...