31 Oct '17, 4pm

Hearing with San Juan Mayor Cancelled, Puerto Rico Confirms 911 Post-Maria Cremations

The House Committee on Homeland Security abruptly cancelled Wednesday's hearing with FEMA Administrator Brock Long on the federal government's response and recovery efforts for recent disasters, including hurricanes Harvey , Irma and Maria and the wildfires in the West. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz , who has been highly critical President Trump and FEMA's relief efforts in Puerto Rico, arrived in Washington, DC yesterday after being invited to testify at the hearing. In a video posted to social media, she raised questions about the sudden cancellation. "I'm just wondering, what are they afraid of?" Cruz asked. The hearing had been canceled twice before due to hurricanes Harvey and Irma. No reason was given for the latest cancellation and a rescheduled date has not been announced. But CBS News reporter David Begnaud, who has been extensively covering the crisis in Puert...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/san-juan-fema-hearing-2504368240...

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