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Hurricane Maria / Puerto Rico / Trump #1116578

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 01, 2017
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(San Juan, Puerto Rico: Alex Perez) The desperation in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria featured; scenes shown from a valley community damaged by the storm, the arrival of FEMA aid in another town. [FEMA press secretary Paul McKELLIPS†- comments.] [San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin CRUZ - comments on needs.] [Lt. Gen. Jeffrey BUCHANAN - promises help.]

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Branchburg, New Jersey: David Wright) The politics of the disaster response with President Trump tweeting against the San Juan mayor & diplomacy with North Korea examined; tweets about Yulin Cruz & Secretary of State Rex Tillerson about dealing with "Rocket Man" quoted. [CRUZ - reacts to Trump; defends their dignity.] Trump's dedication of the golf trophy to flood victims in Texas, Florida & Puerto Rico discussed.

Reporter(s):
Llamas, Tom;
Perez, Alex;
Wright, David
Duration:
00:05:20

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