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As US House weighs $36.5 billion disaster relief, Trump slams Puerto Rico

Reuters Thursday, 12 October 2017 ()
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday pushed back against federal aid for Puerto Rico as the U.S. House of Representatives prepared to weigh $36.5 billion in emergency relief for the U.S. territory and other hurricane-hit areas as well as fire-ravaged California.
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On Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted plans to trim down federal aid to Puerto Rico. Trumps tweet comes on the heels of a vote from the House Of Representatives as they prepared to review a request for $36.5 billion in emergency relief to the U.S. Territory, now in week three of the...

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