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Trump will go to Maria-ravaged Puerto Rico

Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP

President Trump announced today that he plans to travel to Puerto Rico — which he said was "literally destroyed" and "hit as hard as you can hit" — next Tuesday to view firsthand the devastation from Hurricane Maria.

On the difficulty of sending aid to Puerto Rico: "It's very tough because it's an island...an island sitting in the middle of an ocean — and it's a big ocean. It's a very big ocean."

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