Donald Trump: I will go to Puerto Rico next Tuesday

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The island has been coping with shortages of food, drinking water, electricity and various forms of communication after Hurricane Maria struck earlier this month. The island faced extreme rainfall, flooding and mudslides.

The Astros Foundation is joining efforts to help aid victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

He also said that Tuesday, Oct. 3 is the soonest he could visit Puerto Rico "without disrupting first responders". "But I was still scared because I wasn't there to help them through this", Vicens said. The terminals currently have no air conditioning because they are running on backup power. The helicopters are being flown to San Juan. Authorities hope international flights can resume Wednesday.

Rivera has been throwing jabs at the president lately over his response to Hurricane Maria, whom he has called a friend in the past.

Unfortunately, years of special interest politics left the island a wreck in some respects. Roads and bridges have also been washed out.

Puerto Rican National Guardsmen were seen unloading satellite phones for government use, including rescue and recovery missions.

About 700 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials are on the island, and a total of 10,000 federal workers are conducting search and rescue missions, as well as the distribution of food and water, as reported by The Guardian.

Dunkirk's City Clerk has taken the initiative after talking with the mayor to open up a donations drop-off site for Hurricane Maria in Dunkirk. The second one hit Puerto Rico as a category 5.

- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 26, 2017...owed to Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with. "We are on our way and we're going to come out of this stronger than ever".

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