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Hurricane Maria / Puerto Rico #1116541

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 29, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The reaction of the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, to what acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke said about the government response to Hurricane Maria featured. [DUKE - says she is satisfied; it is a good news story.] [Mayor Carmen Yulin CRUZ††- explains how it is not a good news story, it ia a people are dying story.] [President TRUMP - says we have done an incredible job.] A statement from t, Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan about the situation in Puerto Rico & the need for more help & a Trump tweet about rebuilding Puerto Rico quoted. [TRUMP - raises the issue of funding rebuilding.] The problems for President Bush during the Katrina disaster discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(San Juan, Puerto Rico: Eva Pilgrim) The race against time in Puerto Rico featured; scenes shown from a small town where the collapse of the bridge isolated the community. [Resident Anthony SOLSTREN - explains what he has had to do.] [BUCHANAN - says this recovery will take a long time.]

Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan;
Pilgrim, Eva

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