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Puerto Rico / Hurricane Maria / Whitefish Energy #1117450

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 27, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The controvesy over the 300 million dollar contract given to the Montana Whitefish Energy company to restore power in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria featured; details given about the company's political ties to President Trump's administration, including Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke of Montana & Energy Secretary Rick Perry, donations from company founder Joe Colonneta† to Perry's & Trump's campaign. [In response to reporter's question, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - denies the federal government had anything to do with the contract.] [PERRY - comments.] [White fish spokesman Ken LUCE†- defends the contract.] [Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo ROSSELLO†- raises questions.] The response from Perry's spokesman & Congressional questions about the contract discussed.

Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan

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