"Puerto Rico has been taken care of better by Donald Trump than by any living human being. I think the people of Puerto Rico understand it. But you do have a mayor of San Juan that frankly doesn't know what she's doing."
The weather enthusiasts that formed the AMS would be proud of the profession we've become.
Instead, the president wanted to send more money for disaster relief in Texas and Florida.
Trump has been accused of being "disrespectful" to Puerto Rico for ruling out statehood for the territory due to a personal feud he has with its capital's mayor.
President Donald Trump says the death toll in Puerto Rico rose "like magic" after Hurricane Maria struck.
Trump politicizing the Puerto Rico hurricane death toll "is incredibly distasteful," a Fox News co-host said.
Nearly 3,000 people are believed to have died from hurricane-related causes in the months after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico.
In Puerto Rico, where nearly 3,000 people died as a result of the disaster, the president's comments could only be seen as "insult to injury," San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz told CNN.
A study published by George Washington University in late-August found that nearly 3,000 people died from hurricane-related deaths.
When the government failed to bring electricity to Puerto Rican communities, activists stepped in with anarchistic flair.
One year after a devastating hurricane, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz addresses FEMA's inadequate response and Puerto Rico's future.
"President Trump never tried to help Puerto Rico," said New York's governor.
At least 10 trailers of food, water and other supplies sat in a parking lot for a year.
Nearly 1,800 Puerto Rican hurricane survivors scattered across the United States will be kicked out of their temporary housing this weekend, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
The unofficial death toll makes the disaster the worst to hit U.S. soil in a century.
"I expect that once all of the information is brought to light we will find our government's inadequate response to Maria constitutes a stain on the moral conscience of our nation," Nydia Velazquez said.
When asked how much Trump cares about the needs and problems of Hurricane Maria victims, the most common response in a new poll was "not at all."
The latest numbers on fatalities in Puerto Rico during Hurricane Maria and its aftermath place the storm as one of the deadliest to hit the U.S. and its territories.
Puerto Rico has lost 3.4 billion customer hours of electricity service because of Hurricane Maria, making it the largest blackout in U.S. history and the second largest in the world
The FEMA strategic plan gave a blueprint for "before, during and after disasters," but eliminated references to global warning, sea level rise and volatile weather-related events, according to a FEMA document on Thursday that was reported by NPR.
"I am not satisfied that people in Puerto Rico should have to wait that much time for power."
Puerto Rico's housing crisis has been exacerbated by homes built without permits and inspections prior to Hurricane Maria.
Government authorities put supplies meant for victims of Hurricane Maria in offices they knew were infested.