Significant relief efforts remain underway in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, totaling over $1.4 billion this year in disaster recovery money, plus another $1.2 billion this year after Hurricane Matthew last year.
Cruz's comments were likely in response to early morning tweets Thursday from the president, where he said Congress needs to act quickly to provide relief because "FEMA, the Military & the First Responders, who have been incredible (under the most hard circumstances) in P.R. forever!"
Three weeks since Maria made landfall, much of Puerto Rico, an island of 3.4 million people, remains without power.
The House is on track to back Trump's request for billions more in disaster aid, $16 billion to pay flood insurance claims and emergency funding to help the cash-strapped government of Puerto Rico stay afloat.
Addressing the president directly in a statement issued in response to the tweets, Cruz declared, "Mr. President, you seem to want to disregard the moral imperative that your administration has been unable to fulfill".
Donald Trump warned on Thursday (Oct 12) that his willingness to help hurricane-battered Puerto Rico was not unlimited, prompting a furious backlash with the major of San Juan branding the U.S. president a "Hater in Chief".
"I ask every American that has love, and not hate in their hearts, to stand with Puerto Rico and let this president know we WILL NOT BE LEFT TO DIE". "Puerto Rico se levanta!"
We Cannot Help Puerto Rico 'Forever!'
Earlier this week, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló raised the death toll from the storm to 43.
Lawmakers are expected to approve the bipartisan measure that will also provide relief to the storm-struck areas of Florida, Texas, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and leaders of both major parties have lauded the bill.
60 percent of wastewater treatment plants are working on generator power.
Officials in Puerto Rico have said it could take $5 billion to get the island's electrical infrastructure up and running again.
"They did not come for a photo op or to throw paper towels and insults at us", she said, referring to a widely-criticized incident in which Trump threw the basic good at a crowd of Puerto Ricans. He added, "We've saved a lot of lives". As Tom Gjelten reported Wednesday night, the island has 78 mayors - and, he added, "They're said to be accustomed to doing their business without interference from above".
Some of those mayors have called for all supplies to go through them, so they can distribute the aid.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, testifying before the House financial services committee, said that he has "no intention" of abandoning recovery efforts in Puerto Rico.
Amy Jackson's look in '2.0' creates a stir Sources say that there are some extraordinary stunt sequences in the film and they have been choreographed by Kenny Bates. Music by AR Rahman and cinematography by Nirav Shah just adds to the buzz around the much-awaited sci-fi film.
However, BMW Group is facing the same financial headwinds as most other automakers as they transition to electrification. The aim of the new partnership is so that BMW can increase production volumes and its market share in the EV segment.
Additionally Caterpillar, Inc . recently declared a dividend for shareholders which was paid on Saturday the 19th of August 2017. The industrial products company reported $1.49 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.26 by $0.23.
She named newborns babies of party workers during her hospital visits by halting her vehicle on the way of Hospital. While granting bail, the court had directed her to keep away from all political activity during the parole period.
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It dived, as 39 investors sold CFG shares while 196 reduced holdings. 105 funds opened positions while 667 raised stakes. The stock of Citizens Financial Group Inc (NYSE:CFG) earned "Buy" rating by Compass Point on Wednesday, July 22.
Defensively, Texas Tech football yields 27.8 points and 437.4 total yards (299.0 in passing and 138.4 in rushing per game). And while this Tech team has done a good job limiting turnovers, it leads the Big 12 with three turnovers in the red zone.
The stock of Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP) has "Underperform" rating given on Thursday, October 8 by Bank of America. Investors might also notice that three month ago the Buy recommendations (1) outnumbered Sell recommendations (0).
Today (Thursday), a relatively weak 2.9 magnitude natural disaster was recorded near the North Korean town of Sungjibaegam. Geological Survey recorded a small quake in an area of North Korea where previous nuclear tests have been carried out.
The Dsm Capital Partners Llc holds 3.36 million shares with $180.11 million value, down from 4.63 million last quarter. Jacobs And Ca holds 1% in Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL) or 94,765 shares. 549 are held by Tower Research Cap Ltd (Trc).
Rather, Denuvo is meant to delay that inevitability, protecting games as long as possible after their launch. By Wednesday, however, hackers had already cracked the game's Denuvo protections, according to DSO Gaming .
Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Flexion Therapeutics by 25.8% in the second quarter. The Business's portfolio of product candidates addresses the OA pain treatment spectrum, from moderate to severe pain.
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More so, it can encourage productivity by being able to lessen boredom since you will be surrounded by people you can talk to. It Fits the Bill According to statistics, self-employment is on the rise, increasing by as much as 40% in the U.S . by 2020.
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Roscosmos Launch To Space Station Canceled At Last Minute
The second, smaller tower was supposed to retract at about the 12-second mark, which triggers the launch ignition sequence. Progress MS-07 will be delivering some 2.7 metric tons of food and supplies to the space station's Expedition 53 crew.
Omega 6 fats may minimize type 2 diabetes
The people included in the study were predominantly healthy and they were not given any certain instruction on what to consume. Still those who possessed excessive levels of blood omega -6 markers had a very less chance of advancing type 2 diabetes.
Congress blazes victory trail in Nanded, BJP trails (2nd Lead)
Senior Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in TSLC Mohammed Ali Shabbir congratulated former Maharashtra Chief Minister. The results also marked Muslim community's rejection of the Owaisi brothers and the All India Majlis-e-Itehadul Muslimeen.
Drug overdose deaths in BC have surpassed 2016 total: coroner
In most cases, the report said, fentanyl was combined with other illicit drugs, such as cocaine, heroin and methamphetamines. Vancouver saw 255 deaths between January and August, the highest of any municipality in the province by at least 132 deaths.