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FEMA will be helping Texas for years. So why does Trump have a different standard for Puerto Rico?

Original story at Mother Jones• 2 mentions • 5 days ago

 
 
Nearly two months after Hurricane Harvey dropped more than four feet of rain in the southeast region of the state, the Federal Emergency Management Authority still has a heavy presence in Texas. The area suffered damage estimated to be up to $190 billion from catastrophic winds and flooding from the Category 5 storm, and since then electricity has been restored, clean up has progressed, and the federal government is working on finding housing for the displaced. “FEMA is going to be there for years,” FEMA administrator Brock Long said two days after the storm hit.Contrast this with the situation for ...