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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 »

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 »

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 »

Trump Touts Relief Efforts In Puerto Rico: 'We've Saved A Lot Of Lives' - NPR

Updated at 8:24 p.m. ET. President Trump traveled Tuesday to devastated Puerto Rico following his administration's maligned response to Hurricane Maria. But as soon as he stepped off the plane, the president was in a self-congratulatory mood.and more »

Aid in Puerto Rico isn't getting out of San Juan - Washington Post

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — My pregnant wife and I stood in line for two hours outside our neighborhood grocery store over the weekend. Once inside, we found that most essential products were scarce, and we were limited in the number we could buy of each ...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 »

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 »

Trump tosses paper towels into Puerto Rico crowd - CNN

Washington (CNN) While surveying the damage in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, President Donald Trump visited with survivors and helped distribute supplies -- at one point throwing paper towels into the crowd. Upon entering a multipurpose room at ...and more »

Puerto Rico: Trump appears to complain about cost of relief effort - The Guardian

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Trump heads for Puerto Rico as Oxfam joins critics of US response to crisis - Financial Times

Donald Trump is en route to Puerto Rico, almost two weeks after Hurricane Maria hit the US territory. His visit comes after a statement from Oxfam condemning the US response to Hurricane Maria as “slow and inadequate”, prompting the aid organisation to ...and more »