However, there is still a shortage of water, and with Puerto Rico already struggling financially, the future is unclear.
There's good reason to believe the Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico is out of date Hurricane survivors receive food and water in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. And of the Puerto Rican residents fighting for their lives, wading in sewage water and standing in day-long lines for water and gas, Trump tweeted: "They want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort".
"Damn it, this is not a good-news story".
"The people of Puerto Rico have every bit of support from President Trump that he gave to the citizens of every other state in this country, and I think you're going to see that continue in a very positive way", Bossert said. "I am begging, begging anyone who can hear us to save us from dying".
Mr. Trump's tweets showed "his true self: narcissistic, petty, lacking in empathy and failing to lead", tweeted "Star Trek" actor and activist George Takei. Members tell Newswatch 16 that collecting the items has been giving them peace of mind as they worry about their loved ones in Puerto Rico.
Schumer also criticized Trump for waiting almost two weeks to visit Puerto Rico, noting the president had traveled to Texas twice in that time when Harvey struck.
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Anti-terror officials say they are now investigating any links the man might have had to terrorist organizations. Police have evacuated the Saint Charles station, with officers and soldiers taking up positions outside.
"We got a call a couple of days ago saying that FEMA has put a stop to any planes coming in with donations", said Irizarry.
Across Puerto Rico, a fraction of the hospitals are functioning.
The Trump administration appeared to finally grasp the situation in Puerto Rico on Thursday when Lieutenant General Jeffrey Buchanan was appointed to lead the military's recovery efforts on the island.
"I will be going to Puerto Rico on Tuesday with Melania".
"They need it. They need it".
Trump accused the mayor of acting as the behest of Democrats "to be nasty to Trump", but Cruz said she was only appealing for speedier assistance to save lives.
Asked about the reaction to her remark, Duke says: "There is so much more to do". But the agency says it can not now accept repayments, so those who need to complete urgent travel before repaying the loan have to contact the government to petition for a replacement passport.
She added: "Maybe he is used to women who have to be told what to do".
"The people who are the best in this are the US military".