June 29, 2021, 4:16 pm
Florida condo building collapse: Biden to travel to Surfside on Thursday
President Biden and first lady Jill Biden are expected to travel to Surfside, Florida, on Thursday after the collapse of a beachfront condo building that left 10 dead and more than 150 people still missing.
The White House has not yet provided further details of their trip, but the president and first lady are likely to visit the site of the collapse of the Champlain Towers South.
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The president’s trip comes after the White House raised concern that his visit would divert law enforcement resources from the ongoing search-and-rescue operations and investigation into the collapse.