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Trump rates his Puerto Rico handling a 10 out of 10. America rates it a 4. 20.10.2017 Washington Post
Trump rates his Puerto Rico handling a 10 out of 10. America rates it a 4.
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The GOP-led Congress is on a ruinous course 18.10.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The provisions of the vile budget resolution are destructive and absurd.
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America’s Climate Refugees Have Been Abandoned by Trump 17.10.2017 Mother Jones
As hurricane after hurricane ravages Puerto Rico and the Gulf Coast, the Trump administration has quietly walked away from a government-wide effort to help the growing number of American communities whose very existence is threatened by climate change. “There are communities that need help right now. They’re struggling, they’re asking, and the resources to assist […]
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The Energy 202: 2017 is a crazy weather year. We launched the best eye in the sky just in time. 16.10.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: 2017 is a crazy weather year. We launched the best eye in the sky just in time.
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After the smoke clears: Wine Country economy expected to rebound 15.10.2017 SFGate: Business & Technology
“When the smoke clears, things will get back to normal.” It’s a truism recited with hopefulness by scores of people affected by the devastating Wine County fires. Of course, those who lost loved ones, their homes or their businesses will continue to struggle with the impact of the inferno that has engulfed their lives even after the smoke clears. But when it comes to the impact on the economy, the adage is likely to be true. The financial blow from the wildfires is likely to subside fairly quickly and be cushioned by insurance and government relief, and Wine Country soon will resume business as usual, economists and other experts say.
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AP analysis: FEMA rejects appeals worth $1.2B over a decade 15.10.2017 AP Top News
As U.S. communities ravaged by this year's series of intense hurricanes and wildfires clear debris and begin to rebuild, many are counting on the federal government to help cover their costs. They could be in for a frustrating surprise....
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Trump’s pick for DHS chief was at center of Katrina disaster 14.10.2017 Washington Post
Trump’s pick for DHS chief was at center of Katrina disaster
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Latest disasters stir Katrina veterans' hopes, hard memories 14.10.2017 AP Top News
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Don't give up. Do get counseling. Don't look back....
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New Orleans police officer shot and killed while on patrol 13.10.2017 AP National
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A New Orleans police officer was shot and killed early Friday, ambushed while getting out of a patrol car to investigate something which had aroused suspicions on the city's east side, police said....
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Trump lashes out at Puerto Rico as House passes aid package 13.10.2017 AP Business
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump lashed out at hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico on Thursday, insisting in tweets that the federal government can't keep sending help "forever" and suggesting the U.S. territory was to blame for its financial struggles....
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Democrats, Puerto Ricans decry Trump's threatened pullback of federal help for the battered island 13.10.2017 LA Times: Nation

President Trump drew a sharp and dismayed backlash Thursday from Democratic lawmakers, activists and many Puerto Ricans with his threat to limit federal and military help in the hurricane-battered U.S. territory, where aid workers are warning of a looming humanitarian catastrophe.

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Trump’s threat to pull back on Puerto Rico aid sparks backlash 13.10.2017 Washington Post
Island residents and their elected officials expressed outrage after the president blamed the territory’s post-hurricane plight on its own chronic mismanagement. But Trump administration officials sought to reassure Puerto Ricans that the U.S. government remained fully committed to the area’s long-term recovery.
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Islanders, lawmakers decry Trump's threatened pullback of federal help for battered Puerto Rico 13.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

President Trump drew a sharp and dismayed backlash Thursday from Democratic lawmakers, activists and many Puerto Ricans with his threat to limit federal and military help in the hurricane-battered U.S. territory, where aid workers are warning of a looming humanitarian catastrophe.

More than three...

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Puerto Rico is officially a problem for Trump. His numbers are worse than Bush's post-Katrina. 12.10.2017 Washington Post: Politics
By a 55-36 majority, Americans say the Trump administration hasn't done enough.
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We'll probably never know exactly how many people died in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria 12.10.2017 Washington Post: Politics
As always, that can be used to a political advantage.
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Trump lashes out at Puerto Rico as House weighs aid package 12.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The president insisted that federal help will be limited and blamed the U.S. territory for its financial struggles.
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Post-hurricane rebuilding will be done by undocumented workers — and they need protection 12.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

In Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, mammoth hurricanes have left behind a colossal amount of work. The cleanup and reconstruction efforts are going to take years. That means a severe demand for salvage and demolition crews, roofers, carpenters, drywall installers, painters, plumbers...

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Puerto Ricans fleeing their hurricane-ravaged island are pouring into the U.S. mainland 10.10.2017 LA Times: Nation

When Sinthia Colon’s sister-in-law called from Orlando offering plane tickets to flee Puerto Rico, she did not hesitate. Hurricane Maria had destroyed her small farm, wrecked the local power grid and spurred her town of San Lorenzo to impose a curfew to combat looting.

In a few hours, she was bound...

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Trump never had a good relationship with Latino voters. It’s only getting worse. 10.10.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Trump’s hostile rhetoric and actions toward Latinos, Republican strategists say, could not only undercut candidates in competitive 2018 races but also further tarnish the GOP brand.
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Hurricanes Tend to Dent Jobs Data, but Leave Little Lasting Imprint 9.10.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
September’s jobs report was weakest in a handful of weather-sensitive sectors, all of which are unusually concentrated in Florida and Texas.
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