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Puerto Rico / Hurricane Maria / Trump #1117019

CNN Evening News for Monday, Oct 16, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) CNN Poll figures on the public's response to President Trump's handling of hurricane responses with Puerto Rico dropping the poll numbers outlined on screen. [TRUMP - says Puerto Rico is very tough because it is an island & was in poor shape before the hurricanes, that Clinton FEMA head James Lee Witt gave us an A+ for responding to all of the hurricanes, including Puerto Rico.] What Witt actually said noted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(San Juan: Ed Lavandera) How Puerto Ricans are getting water from a Dorado well in an area designated as a superfund site & from other wells that may be contaminated featured; scenes shown of people in line for water & from well sites now blocked by police. [Governor Ricardo ROSELLO†- says the water complies.] [EPA incident commander Gary LIPTON†- talks about the water here: there are some contaminants.] [Dorado resident Carmen ROJAS†- {thru reporter's translation} worries about the water.] The EPA water testing timeline discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Lavandera, Ed

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