Trump: We cannot aid Puerto Rico 'forever'

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12 October 2017 17:49:10 CNN.com - RSS Channel - World

President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that Puerto Rico is going to have to shoulder more responsibility for recovery efforts from Hurricane Maria, saying the federal government's emergency responders can't stay there "forever." Full article on Trump: We cannot aid Puerto Rico 'forever'

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Trump: We cannot aid Puerto Rico 'forever'

7.7068133 12 October 2017 21:09:06 WN.com - America News

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that Puerto Rico is going to have to shoulder more responsibility for recovery efforts from Hurricane Maria, saying the federal government's emergency responders can't stay there "forever." His comments -- in which he also blamed the beleaguered island for a financial crisis "largely of their own making" and infrastructure that was a "disaster" before the hurricane -- come as Puerto Rico still reels from a lack of electricity, public health access and a rising death toll. He wrote in two separate tweets, "'Puerto Rico survived the...

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"We have done an incredible job" in Puerto Rico: Donald Trump

1.9381 30 September 2017 07:39:10 WN.com - World News

The United States President Donald Trump said his administration has done...

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Trump boosts federal aid to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria

1.8383384 27 September 2017 08:05:16 WN.com - World News

US President Donald Trump has defended the federal government's response to the destruction in Puerto Rico, wrought by the Hurricane Maria. The Pentagon pledged to send in more ships and additional troops to the island. ......

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Trump suddenly focuses on Puerto Rico, promises visit, aid

1.8241017 27 September 2017 07:05:16 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Suddenly, just about all President Donald Trump can talk about is Puerto Rico. After not mentioning hurricane-devastated island for days, Trump on Tuesday pushed back aggressively and repeatedly against criticism that he had failed to quickly grasp the magnitude of Maria's destruction or give the U.S. commonwealth the top-priority treatment he had bestowed on Texas, Louisiana and Florida after previous storms. Trump announced that he would visit Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands next week. He tweeted about Puerto Rico's needs. He talked about Puerto Rico during a meeting on...

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Trump suddenly focuses on Puerto Rico, promises visit, aid

1.8241017 27 September 2017 04:04:50 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON — Suddenly, just about all President Donald Trump can talk about is Puerto Rico. After not mentioning hurricane-devastated island for days, Trump on Tuesday pushed back aggressively and repeatedly against criticism that he had failed to quickly grasp the magnitude of Maria’s destruction or give the U.S. commonwealth the top-priority treatment he had bestowed on Texas, Louisiana and Florida after previous storms. Trump announced that he would visit Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands next week. He tweeted about Puerto Rico’s...

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Trump increases aid for hurricane-hit Puerto Rico ahead of visit

1.8241017 27 September 2017 03:37:20 WN.com - America News

President Donald Trump is sending "America's hearts and prayers" to people in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands and says he will visit both places ravaged by Hurricane Maria next week. He said a "massive" effort to help people recover from the hurricane is under way and pledged that the federal government will pick up 100% of the bill for removing the debris left in the wake of Maria. The president made the change to funding as part of an amendment...

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Trump suddenly focuses on Puerto Rico, promises visit, aid

1.8241017 27 September 2017 03:24:52 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON (AP) " Suddenly, just about all President Donald Trump can talk about is Puerto Rico.After not mentioning the hurricane-devastated island for days, Trump on Tuesday pushed back aggressively and repeatedly against criticism that he had failed to quickly grasp the magnitude of Maria's destruction or give the U.S. commonwealth the top-priority treatment he had bestowed on Texas, Louisiana and Florida after previous storms.Trump announced that he would visit Puerto Rico ......

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Trump suddenly focuses on Puerto Rico, promises visit, aid

1.8241017 27 September 2017 03:04:44 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON (AP) " Suddenly, just about all President Donald Trump can talk about is Puerto Rico.After not mentioning the hurricane-devastated island for days, Trump on Tuesday pushed back aggressively and repeatedly against criticism that he had failed to quickly grasp the magnitude of Maria's destruction or give the U.S. commonwealth the top-priority treatment he had bestowed on Texas, Louisiana and Florida after previous storms.Trump announced that he would visit Puerto Rico ......

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Trump tweets about Puerto Rico problems, as feds rush aid

1.8241017 26 September 2017 12:02:27 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. ramped up its response Monday to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, even as President Donald Trump brought up the island's struggles before Hurricane Maria struck — including "billions of dollars" in debt to "Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with." The Trump administration has tried to blunt criticism that its response to Hurricane Maria has fallen short of its efforts in Texas and Florida after the recent hurricanes there. Five days after the Category 4 storm slammed into Puerto Rico, many of the more than 3.4 million U.S. citizens in the territory were still without adequate food, water and fuel. Flights off the island were infrequent,...

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Trump tweets about Puerto Rico problems, as feds rush aid

1.8241017 26 September 2017 11:42:47 WN.com - World News

The U.S. ramped up its response Monday to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, even as President Donald Trump brought up the island's struggles...

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