TRUMP SUGGESTS PULLING RELIEF WORKERS FROM PUERTO RICO

REUTERS THE CONTENTS OF A DAMAGED HOME NEAR THE TOWN OF COMERIO, PUERTO RICO.

TRUMP SUGGESTS PULLING RELIEF WORKERS FROM PUERTO RICO

Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon, Puerto Rico's sole representative in Congress, and House GOP Conference Chairwoman Rep.
REUTERS Aluminum roofing is seen twisted and thrown off buildings near San Jose, Puerto Rico.
REUTERS Residents fill containers with water from a creek near the town of Comerio, Puerto Rico.

President Trump on Thursday suggested he may pull federal relief workers from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and let it fend for itself – saying emergency responders can’t stay there “forever.” In a series of tweets,...

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U.S. SENATE PASSES $36.5B DISASTER AID BILL TO REPLENISH FEDERAL AGENCIES


Now the challenge is whether Puerto Rico, which sustained enormous damage after Hurricane Maria's landfall more than a month ago, will get enough aid to rebuild... READ MORE

25th October, 2017 51

SENATE PASSES $36.5B DISASTER AID BILL; TRUMP SIGNATURE NEXT


Now the challenge is whether Puerto Rico, which sustained enormous damage after Hurricane Maria's landfall more than a month ago, will get enough aid to rebuild... READ MORE

24th October, 2017 0

YES, PUERTO RICO IS PART OF THE UNITED STATES


But unlike U.S. states, Puerto Ricans on the island cannot vote in presidential elections, and their representative in the House... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 35672

DONALD TRUMP DEDICATES GOLF TROPHY TO PUERTO RICO AMID DISASTER RESPONSE CRITICISM


Trump presents Presidents Cup to winner and says situation in hurricane-hit territory is 'under really great control'... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 10510

TRUMP PUTS PUERTO RICO ON NOTICE OVER AID


US President Donald Trump has griped about emergency relief efforts in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, saying federal aid cannot continue forever ... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 10067

PUERTO RICO: TRUMP SPAT WITH SAN JUAN MAYOR ESCALATES AS ALL SIDES DOUBLE DOWN


Chief economics adviser Gary Cohn interrupted an interview on the new tax plan with Fox News Sunday to make a statement on Puerto Rico... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 7025

'HE'S A RACIST PRESIDENT': MAINLAND PUERTO RICANS ARE FURIOUS OVER DONALD TRUMP'S DEBT TALK AMID HURRICANE CRISIS | TORONTO STAR


It sickens me, said Angel Vazquez, 30, a graphic designer in Atlanta who moved from Puerto Rico as a child... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 5426

'IT'S GOING TO BE UNBEARABLE FOR EVERYONE'


Puerto Rico's population is larger than Iowa's 3.1 million, yet he senses that the island's colonial history somehow paints Puerto Ricans as second-class citizens... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 2580

TRUMP SAYS REX TILLERSON 'WASTING HIS TIME' WITH NORTH KOREA NEGOTIATIONS


North Korea's foreign minister said the country would shoot down United States strategic bombers even when they are not inside the airspace border of our country ... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 2429

HURRICANE HARVEY TESTS DONALD TRUMP'S METTLE


As Americans have coped with domestic natural disasters, the role of the president of the United States has long been one-dimensional... READ MORE

28th August, 2017 1732

PUERTO RICO WITHOUT ELECTRICITY, WORRIES ABOUT FAILING DAM


The death toll in Puerto Rico stood at six but was likely to rise... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 1549

ALL THE HURRICANES THAT HIT U.S. SINCE 2005


O Hurricane Hermine Sept. 2016, this Category 1 storm was the first hurricane to hit Florida since Hurricane Wilma in 2005... READ MORE

26th August, 2017 1409

AID REACHES PUERTO RICO AFTER MARIA AS THREAT FROM CRACKED DAM RECEDES


Large amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico on Saturday, as the island tried to recover from a battering by hurricane Maria... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 1376

'THEY WANT EVERYTHING TO BE DONE FOR THEM'


San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz has accused the Trump administration of killing us with the inefficiency after Hurricane Maria... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 1199

TRUMP BLASTS SAN JUAN MAYOR, WHO SAYS HE'S POLITICIZING DISASTER


That money covers initial requests for the hurricanes that hit Texas, Louisiana and Florida, as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 1111

PUERTO RICO PLEADS FOR STORM RELIEF; TRUMP CITES DEBT TROUBLES


Puerto Rico's old electrical grid, which was in terrible shape, was devastated, Trump also tweeted Monday... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 934

KASICH 'DOING THE RIGHT THING' BY DROPPING OUT, TRUMP SAYS


I think John is doing the right thing, Trump added... READ MORE

4th May, 2016 437

TRUMP MUST URGENTLY STEP UP PUERTO RICO HELP, DEMOCRATS SAY


Puerto Rico has the population of Connecticut and an economy smaller than Nebraska's... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 264

IN HOUSTON, FLORIDA, FEARFUL IMMIGRANTS TURN TO CHURCHES FOR HELP AFTER HURRICANES


Her husband applied for FEMA aid despite misgivings that it might lead immigration authorities to her... READ MORE

20th September, 2017 85

DONALD TRUMP SAYS PUERTO RICO HAS THROWN BUDGET 'OUT OF WHACK'


U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for travel to Puerto Rico, to survey hurricane damage... READ MORE

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