Trump Wants No More Disaster Relief Funds for Puerto Rico

Members of the South Carolina National Guard assisting with clean up efforts in Caguas, Puerto Rico, 2017.

(From Axios)

President Trump doesn’t want to give Puerto Rico any more federal money for its recovery from Hurricane Maria, White House officials have told congressional appropriators and leadership. This is because he claims, without evidence, that the island’s government is using federal disaster relief money to pay off debt.

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