Sep 26, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Trump gets Situation Room update on Puerto Rico

Trump briefed on Puerto Rico in the White House Situation Room Tuesday. Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian

Trump was updated on the latest recovery and relief efforts in Puerto Rico Tuesday in the Situation Room at the White House. Trump announced Tuesday he will visit Puerto Rico next week. There is still no power in Puerto Rico, limited food supplies, and what looks like a lot of devastation to come, per CNN.

Who joined him in the room: Vice President Mike Pence, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke, FEMA Administrator Brock Long, Secretary of Health and Human Resources Tom Price, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, and senior White House advisers.

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