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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 »

Trump says Puerto Rico mayors 'want everything done for them' - CBC.ca

Donald Trump posted a series of tweets this morning slamming Puerto Rico's mayors, including saying they "want everything to be done for them," a day after San Juan's mayor criticized aid delivery to the Hurricane Maria-lashed island. Trump, who is ...and more »

Puerto Rico benchmark bond drops to record low after Trump remark - CBC.ca

The price of Puerto Rico's benchmark general obligation bonds tumbled to a record low on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested late on Tuesday the island's massive debt load will have to be wiped out due to devastation caused by ...and more »

San Juan mayor begs Trump for help with hurricane relief, says people are dying - CBC.ca

The mayor of Puerto Rico's capital did not hold back Friday in an emotional plea to the Trump administration, saying conditions on the hurricane-ravaged island would be "something close to a genocide" if the U.S. president didn't "take charge and save ...and more »

Searching for sincerity in the spectacle of Trump - Macleans.ca

President Donald Trump throws out supplies to people impacted by Hurricane Maria at Calvary Chapel in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, Oct. 3, 2017. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Redux Pictures). Back in May, 2016, just as Trump's presidential candidacy was ...and more »

Puerto Rico pays taxes. The US is obligated to help it just as much as Texas and Florida. - Vox

When a president visits a disaster zone, three things normally happen: He thanks emergency responders for their work, offers words of comfort to victims, and promises to commit all federal resources available. When Trump visited Puerto Rico Tuesday ...and more »

George Takei, Lady Gaga among those slamming Trump for Puerto Rico tweets - CBC.ca

George Takei, Lady Gaga and Lin-Manuel Miranda are among those in Hollywood hitting back at Donald Trump after his latest tweets directed at Puerto Rico's "poor leadership." And they're not mincing words. "You're going straight to hell," Miranda, who ...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 »

Washington has 'spent a lot' on relief efforts, Trump says in Puerto Rico - CBC.ca

U.S. 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 lashes out after San Juan mayor calls for more hurricane relief - Macleans.ca

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – SEPTEMBER 30: San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz speaks to the media as she arrives at the temporary government centre set up at the Roberto Clemente stadium in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria on Sept. 30, 2017 in San Juan ...and more »