Trump Criticized Over Late Puerto Rico Disaster Response

The Trump administration is fielding sharp criticism from Americans over its response time to Puerto Rico days after Hurricane Maria left the majority of the island without water or electricity. Some say the Trump administration did not respond as quickly to Puerto Rico as quickly as it did to Texas and Florida after both states also suffered heavy damage from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

(Published Friday, Sept. 29, 2017)

The Trump administration is fielding sharp criticism from Americans over its response time to Puerto Rico days after Hurricane Maria left the majority of the island without water or electricity. Some say the Trump administration did not respond as quickly to Puerto Rico as quickly as it did to Texas and Florida after both states also suffered heavy damage from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.