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Trump to meet hurricane victims, responders in Puerto Rico - The Weather Network

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 12:57 PM - President Donald Trump arrived in Puerto Rico on Tuesday to view the havoc wreaked by Hurricane Maria and meet residents, many of whom are frustrated and resentful that they are still struggling with basic ...and more »

US lawmakers urge Trump to 'get to work' on Puerto Rico - The Weather Network

Sunday, October 1, 2017, 8:03 PM - U.S. lawmakers urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to stop sniping at Puerto Ricans and get to work helping them recover from a devastating hurricane, two days before he was to visit the island, where people ...and more »

As Trump tours damage, some Puerto Ricans respond with 'an eye roll' - CBC.ca

Read Story Transcript. Two weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the president of the United States has done the same. As Donald Trump toured the hurricane-ravaged island on Tuesday, he continues to come under fire for his comments ...and more »

Trump hails 'incredible' response in 'lovely' trip to storm-torn Puerto Rico - Washington Post

President Trump arrived in Puerto Rico on Tuesday as the territory struggled to recover from Hurricane Maria, which has left nearly all the island without power and most residents without water nearly two weeks later. But Trump's focus was on the ...and more »

Could Hurricane Maria Force a Change in Puerto Rico's Relationship to the US? - Americas Quarterly

Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico, was the third major storm to hit the U.S. in a month. It followed fast in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, which concentrated their damage on Florida and Texas. Their quick succession ...and more »

San Juan Mayor Slams Trump for Throwing Paper Towels to Hurricane Survivors, Calling It 'Terrible and Abominable' - Newsweek

In an escalating war of words with President Donald Trump, the mayor of San Juan slammed the president for tossing rolls of paper towels to hurricane survivors in a beaming photo op, calling the image "terrible and abominable." Trump traveled to Puerto ...and more »

Trump Lobs Praise, and Paper Towels, to Puerto Rico Storm Victims - New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump ventured on Tuesday to a storm-ravaged American island territory where residents have felt neglected by their government, telling Puerto Rican officials that they should be proud that only 16 people were known to have ...and more »

Donald Trump slams local-level disaster response amid visit to devastated Puerto Rico - Globalnews.ca

President Donald Trump highlighted Puerto Rico's relatively low death toll compared with “a real catastrophe like Katrina” as he opened a tour of the island's devastation Tuesday, focusing on the best of the reviews he and his administration are ...and more »

Trump's Puerto Rico event was way worse than his tweets - CNN

(CNN) President Donald Trump faced a major test on Tuesday as he traveled to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico: Show the American citizens struggling for survival on the island that he understood their plight, sympathized with them and was doing everything in ...and more »

Remarks by President Trump in Briefing on Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts - The White House (blog)

Luis Muñiz Air National Guard Base. Carolina, Puerto Rico. 12:02 P.M. EDT. THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you very much. It was a great trip and a beautiful place. I've been to Puerto Rico many times as, I think, most of you have known. And I've always ...and more »