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Donald Trump is threatening to end federal relief to Puerto Rico — on Twitter, of course. In a memo leaked last week, Department of Homeland Security adviser Tom Bossert recommended White House staff pivot to a “theme of stabilizing” with regard to messaging around the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico. President Trump, however, appears to have missed that particular update. On Thursday morning, he threatened to pull federal relief workers from the devastated island just three weeks after Maria made landfall. …We cannot keep FEMA, the Military & the First Responders, who have been amazing (under the most difficult circumstances) in P.R. forever! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 12, 2017 Meanwhile, most of Puerto Rico is still without power , hospitals are running out of medical supplies , and clean water remains scarce . Trump isn’t the only prominent Republic...

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