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Hurricane Maria / Puerto Rico #1116364

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Cecilia Vega) The message from President Trump to Puerto Rico after the total devastation by Hurricane Maria featured; Trump tweets on Puerto Rico's debt & the tweet responses from San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz & from Representative Nydia Velasquez† quoted. [TRUMP - says we will get through this together.] [VELASQUEZ - says this will be Trump's Katrina.] [Today, TRUMP - speaks about Puerto Rico; denies being preoccupied with football.] The announcement he will go to Puerto Rico on Tuesday as well as a hospital ship en route discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(San Juan: Eva Pilgrim) The situation in Puerto Rico featured; scenes shown from a San Juan retirement home without running water, the airport, towns that are cut off. [At airport, Suzanne GARDNER - comments.] [On the street, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin CRUZ - pleads with President Trump for help.] The problems with distributing supplies to places in need discussed.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Vega, Cecilia;
Pilgrim, Eva
Duration:
00:04:40

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