Puerto Rico's power grid remained vulnerable for years after Hurricane Maria.
The island's power company warned customers it may take "several days" to restore electricity as the storm persists.
"Every year that goes by seems to bring a new round of record-breaking weather events, many with devastating consequences," researcher Douglas Le Comte said.
Voters urged to remember Trump's response to Hurricane Maria ahead of VP's 'Latinos for Trump' talk.
Democrats plan to investigate why HUD has missed a 90-day deadline to begin allowing Puerto Rico to apply for more than $8 billion in allocated mitigation funds for natural disasters.
Hurricane Dorian on Sunday became the fourth Category five hurricane to threaten the U.S. under Trump's presidency.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a New York Democrat of Puerto Rican heritage, swiped at President Donald Trump on Twitter over his boast.
The storm has increased wind strength, and it appears to be on a path to become a hurricane this week as it nears Puerto Rico.
Meanwhile, nine states will receive their billions of dollars in time for the 2020 hurricane season. Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands almost certainly will not.
Rosselló is likely to quit following days of protests over leaked messages in which he made offensive remarks.
Trump claimed to have "many Puerto Rican friends."
"Your actions stand in stark contrast to the Bush Administration, which produced tens of thousands of documents in response to a nearly identical request," House Democrats wrote.
"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).