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Puerto Rico's Governor Lashes Out At Trump For Plan To Divert Disaster Funding

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According to a report by Business Insider, on Friday, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló lashed out at US President Donald Trump for his reported plan to divert funding from disaster relief to pay for the US-Mexico border wall. Rosselló tweeted, "No wall should be funded on the pain and suffering of US citizens who have endured tragedy and loss through a natural disaster. This include those citizens that live in CA, TX, PR, VI and other jurisdictions. Today it's us, tomorrow it could be you." The Associated Press originally reported that the White House directed the Army Corps of Engineers to look through its budget, which includes $13.9 billion dollars in emergency funds, to see if any money could be set aside for building the wall.

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