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Katrina Comparisons Mount for Trump as Puerto Rico Screams for Bolder Response

As Puerto Ricans were stockpiling their few remaining resources on Wednesday, with some resorting to drinking water from streams according to news reports, President Donald Trump faced mounting criticism of his response—or lack thereof—to the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria's direct hit to the island territory last week.  Read more.

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