Trump Seeks To Cut Off Remaining Disaster Relief Money From Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump throwing supplies in Puerto Rico.Screengrab / the Guardian / YouTube

According to Axios, President Donald Trump intends to cut off disaster relief money from Puerto Rico.

According to Axios, President Donald Trump intends to cut off disaster relief money from Puerto Rico. Trump is claiming, without evidence, that Puerto Rico is using disaster relief money to pay off its debts.via Axios:

> President Trump doesn't want to give Puerto Rico any more federal money for its recovery from Hurricane Maria, White House officials have told congressional appropriators and leadership. This is because he claims, without evidence, that the island’s government is using federal disaster relief money to pay off debt.

> The big picture: Trump also told senior officials last month that he would like to claw back some of the federal money Congress has already set aside for Puerto Rico's disaster recovery, claiming mismanagement.

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