Updated Oct 2, 2022 - Politics & Policy
Biden will visit Florida and Puerto Rico after hurricane devastation
Driving the news: The president and the first lady will visit Puerto Rico on Monday and Florida on Wednesday, the White House announced.
- When asked last week whether he will meet with Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) when he's in Florida, the president said, "The answer is yes, if he wants to meet."
- "To the people of Puerto Rico, we've not gone away. I am committed to you and the recovery of the island," Biden said in remarks on Sept. 29.
Editor's note: This story has been updated with additional details.