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Donald Trump says Hurricane Maria 'not a real catastrophe like Katrina' and throws paper towels to Puerto Ricans - Telegraph.co.uk

Donald Trump visited hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Tuesday, where he remarked that officials should be “proud” because the death toll was not as high as “a real catastrophe” like Hurricane Katrina. Mr Trump and his wife Melania were briefed on ...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 died ...and more »

Puerto Ricans are Americans, too! But they live in a 'zombie state' - CNN

(CNN) Throughout President Donald Trump's visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday, he's combating the perception that the federal government did less for the island territory after Hurricane Maria than it did for the US states that suffered damage after ...and more »

Puerto Rico Benchmark Bond Drops to Record Low After Trump Remark - Newsmax

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 »

The US Cared For Haitians Better In 2010 Than Its Own Citizens In Puerto Rico Now - HuffPost

It's been nearly two weeks since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and aid relief is still inadequate. By Carolina Moreno. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters. President Donald Trump did dedicate the Presidents Cup golf trophy to hurricane victims on Oct. 1, 2017 ...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 »

Reporters are in Puerto Rico to tell an important story - CNNMoney

President Trump claims "fake news" journalists aren't telling the real story in Puerto Rico, even though reporters are on the ground witnessing the devastation firsthand. CNN's Leyla Santiago was born on the island and she has been reporting from there ...and more »

'SNL' hammers President Trump over Puerto Rico response - CNNMoney

The 43rd season premiere of the NBC sketch series opened with Alec Baldwin's Trump speaking on the phone with San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, who was played by Melissa Villaseñor. "I know things are, as the locals say, Despacito," Baldwin's Trump ...and more »

Trump throws paper towels to hurricane victims in Puerto Rico - Independent.ie

U.S. President Donald Trump throws rolls of paper towels into a crowd of local residents affected 3 U.S. President Donald Trump throws rolls of paper towels into a crowd of local residents affected by Hurricane Maria as he visits Calgary Chapel in San ...and more »

White House Dials Back Trump's Vow to Clear Puerto Rico's Debt - New York Times

The Trump administration on Wednesday walked back the president's apparent vow to wipe out Puerto Rico's debt, suggesting that the island would have to solve its own fiscal woes despite the catastrophic damage it has endured from two powerful ...and more »