ERIE, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump on the campaign trail (all times local):
President Donald Trump is kicking off a rally in Erie, Pennsylvania, by telling everyone in the path of Hurricane Michael that the nation's thoughts and prayers are with them.
Trump says the storm that reached landfall on Florida's panhandle Wednesday afternoon is one of the biggest the country's ever seen.
And he's wishing those affected "all the best," saying: "Godspeed. God bless you all. It's a bad one."
Trump is also assuring those affected that the federal government is working in close coordination with local officials and says they will spare no effort, no expense and no resources "to help these great fellow citizens of ours who are going through a tough time right now."
Asked why he didn't cancel the rally and fundraiser because of the storm, Trump told reporters earlier he didn't want to disappoint his audience.
President Donald Trump says the Federal Reserve "has gone crazy" after a major drop in stock prices Wednesday.
Trump, who has been critical of the central bank's interest rate increases, tells reporters after landing in Erie, Pennsylvania, that he thinks "the Fed is making a mistake."
U.S. stocks took their worst loss in eight months Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average sinking 831 points and the Nasdaq composite logging its biggest loss in more than t...