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Hoyer leads trip to Puerto Rico amid aid standoff

1 month ago   |   By Politico

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer will lead a group of lawmakers to Puerto Rico on Sunday, marking the first leadership-led visit to the island since a series of devastating earthquakes struck starting in late December.
The bipartisan two-day trip will include briefings from Puerto Rico's top leaders and see the damage first hand, amid yet another tense standoff between Democrats and President Donald Trump over federal aid for the U.S. territory.
“I want to give the people of Puerto Rico a clear indication that there are a lot of people who care very deeply about our fellow Americans,”...
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