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Critics Blame Trump For The Hurricane Maria Death Toll And Response But The Facts Tell A Different Story

  by Will Racke The Trump administration’s response to Hurricane Maria is facing a fresh round of criticism The response to the disaster has largely been evaluated in terms of partisan politics “Frankly, I would fault the Puerto Rican commonwealth government significantly more than the federal response,” a source said The Trump administration’s response to Hurricane Maria is facing a fresh ...

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President Trump, First Lady Receive Briefing on Maria Relief Effort [Live Stream]

Doanld Trump and Melania Trump Emergency operations center Harvey

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump receive a briefing on the ongoing recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The briefing will be held at 12:05 PM EDT in a hangar on Muniz Air National Guard Base in Carolina, Puerto Rico. They will then tour the devastation, talk with those working in the recovery and ...

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San Juan Mayor that Criticized Relief Efforts Doesn’t Show Up for FEMA Planning Sessions

Mayor Carmen Cruz San Juan Puerto Rico

San Juan’s Mayor, Carmen Yulin Cruz, who spends a lot of time in front of television cameras, can’t be bothered to show up for emergency planning meetings that are held in her own city. During a press conference Friday, Cruz attacked the Trump administration’s response to the hurricane’s destruction. “We are dying, and you are killing us with the inefficiency and ...

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Progressive Mayor of San Juan and Media Turn Recovery Effort Political Local Resident Disagrees

Mayor Carmen Cruz

The liberal mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Carmen Cruz, this week turned the massive recovery effort in her state into a political opportunity. Cruz said on Friday that she wanted to “make sure somebody is in charge that is up to the task of saving lives” after FEMA asked her to list her priorities so that they could properly ...

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McCain Wrong (again): Jones Act Suspension Won’t Help Puerto Rico

John McCain strange questions to Comey

Senator John McCain sent a letter to the Trump administration asking DHS to waive the Jones Act as a way to curb the fuel crisis in Puerto Rico. Once again, he’s wrong. Puerto Ricans are struggling to get fuel to run generators and automobiles and eight Senators had requested that DHS suspend the shipping rules. When the administration rejected their ...

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Trump to visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday

PUerto Rico SOS

President Donald Trump told reporters Tuesday morning that he will visit the devastated U.S. territory of Puerto Rico next Tuesday. The president, speaking just before a briefing on Hurricane recovery efforts, said that he will visit Puerto Rico and perhaps the U.S. Virgin Islands next week to inspect the damage, meet with officials, survivors, and first responders. Trump said that ...

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Maria, packing 155 MPH winds, makes landfall in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria nears Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria, now a catastrophic category four storm, slammed St. Croix early Wednesday morning and has now officially made landfall on the U.S. Territory of Puerto Rico. [email protected] on Hurricane Maria: "This is going to devastate, unfortunately, Puerto Rico." https://t.co/HeBrxZtSJK pic.twitter.com/5yepBqPnFf — Fox News (@FoxNews) September 20, 2017 Current Position and Track Maria moved past St. Croix in the early ...

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