Donald Trump: Puerto Rico ‘Absolutely Obliterated’ by Hurricane Maria
breitbart ^ | CHARLIE SPIERING
Posted on 9/21/2017, 12:20:03 PM by davikkm
President Donald Trump commented on the historic hurricane damage in Puerto Rico, promising to help rebuild the community. “Puerto Rico was absolutely obliterated,” Trump said referring to the damage caused by category five storm Hurricane Maria.
The president made his remarks on Thursday during a meeting with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko in New York City.
He acknowledged that Puerto Rico’s electric grid was destroyed, which could take up to six months to restore power to nearly 3.5 residents on the island.
“All you have to do is read or turn on the television and you will see a place that is practically leveled,” Trump said.
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