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Trump calls off goodwill trip to Poland due to Hurricane Dorian

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  • U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had called off a visit to Poland scheduled for the weekend to stay home to ensure federal resources are focused on the response to Hurricane Dorian, which was threatening Florida's Atlantic coast.
US President Donald Trump, flanked by US Vice President Mike Pence, speaks during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, August 29, 2019.
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had called off a visit to Poland scheduled for the weekend to stay home to ensure federal resources are focused on the response to Hurricane Dorian, which was threatening Florida's Atlantic coast.

Trump said at a White House event that he had talked to Polish President Andrzej Duda, that Vice President Mike Pence would go to Poland in his place, and that his own trip would be rescheduled in the near future.