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Biden visits site of deadly Florida building collapse

President Biden said he would visit the site of a deadly condominium collapse near Miami on Tuesday.

“As early as Thursday,” Biden told reporters that he left the White House to promote his trip to Wisconsin. Bipartisan infrastructure plan..

The White House press confirmed after a while that Biden and First Lady Jill Biden would travel on Thursday.

The 12-story Champlain Towers South Tower, located in Surfside, Florida, collapsed last Thursday at 1:30 am after residents slept and were killed. At least 11 people..another 150 is still missing..

Paramedics are still working to find potential survivors in the rubble, but those efforts have been futile for days.

The beachfront building was built in 1981 and is believed to have collapsed due to a defect in concrete. Needed repair..

President Joe Biden.
“As early as Thursday,” President Joe Biden said of the timing of his trip to Miami.
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A woman is praying in front of a monument featuring photos of lost people in the partially collapsed 12-story Champlan Towers South Building.
A woman prays in front of a monument with pictures of people who died in the collapse of the condominium.
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For those who went missing after the collapse of the Champlain Towers South condo building in Surfside, Florida, people attend community alerts on the beach.
For those who went missing after the collapse of the Champlain Towers South condo building in Surfside, Florida, people attend a community rally on the beach.
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Biden visits site of deadly Florida building collapse

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