Land-based distribution remains the challenge and the priority in Puerto Rico, says @TomBossert45.

Map. History of Puerto Rico conflict

17 October 2018
1 year ago
[email protected]: FEMA and First Responders are doing a GREAT job in Puerto Rico. Massive food and water delivered. Docks and electric grid dead. Locals trying.
1 year ago
Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Jenniffer Gonzalez: “We never expected to be living in a humanitarian crisis”
1 year ago
@TomBossert45: Cost to Puerto Rico, in economic crisis before the storms, from HurricaneMaria in tens of billions of $, according to credible estimates.
1 year ago
WH would reconsider @POTUS visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday if it would interrupt relief efforts, says Sanders, but as of now Pres going.
1 year ago
@POTUS will reconsider scheduled for Tuesday trip to Puerto Rico if it interferes with recovery and relief effort there, says @PressSec.
1 year ago
"The governor is still the governor of Puerto Rico" replies @PressSec on why US military is not in charge of everything there now.
1 year ago
"We're certainly willing to negotiate with Congress" on better fiscal ideas, such as a bailout, for Puerto Rico debt.
1 year ago
Critics, such as @MayorLevine, "just not yet informed of the facts" about what's happening in Puerto Rico, says @TomBossert45.
1 year ago
@TomBossert45: US military "in charge of a lot but not everything" with restoration and relief effort in Puerto Rico.
1 year ago
Bossert says there were plenty of US-flag ships to deliver relief to Puerto Rico, so waiving Jones Act wasn't needed.
1 year ago
Reporters and @TomBossert45 referring to Puerto Rico as a "country." It's a commonwealth of the United States.
WH's @TomBossert45 disputes that WH acted too slowly waiving Jones Act for shipping relief to Puerto Rico. Says waiver wasn't needed.1 year ago
WH's @TomBossert45 disputes that WH acted too slowly waiving Jones Act for shipping relief to Puerto Rico. Says waiver wasn't needed.
Land-based distribution remains the challenge and the priority in Puerto Rico, says @TomBossert45.1 year ago
Land-based distribution remains the challenge and the priority in Puerto Rico, says @TomBossert45.
1 year ago
@POTUS @PressSec "We will not let you down," @PressSec says to the people of Puerto Rico.
1 year ago
[email protected]: "@POTUS is actively engaged in monitoring the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico."
1 year ago
Today @POTUS actively engaged in monitoring the situation in Puerto Rico, says @PressSec.
Senators McCain and Lee introduce legislation to permanently exempt Puerto Rico from the Jones Act1 year ago
Senators McCain and Lee introduce legislation to permanently exempt Puerto Rico from the Jones Act
1 year ago
@POTUS is still going to Puerto Rico on Tuesday "if logistics permit," @TomBossert45 tells reporters.
1 year ago
"It's been an unprecedented storm. Its been an unprecedented response," says @TomBossert45.
1 year ago
"Puerto Rico is going to be rebuilt to a better standard," adds @TomBossert45.
1 year ago
"Recovery is not going to be an overnight thing. It's going to take a long time," says Duke of Puerto Rico.
1 year ago
Entire federal government coming forward with volunteers for the Puerto Rico surge force, says Elaine Duke.
1 year ago
Replenishing of supplies throughout Puerto Rico to happen in "24 to 48 hours," promises @DHSgov acting secretary.
1 year ago
"Dated reporting" could "unnecessarily defeat the morale of the people" of Puerto Rico, warns @TomBossert45.
1 year ago
@TomBossert45 "Please bear with us as we seek entry" of volunteers into Puerto Rico.
1 year ago
@TomBossert45: Critical care patients have been moved by rotary wing aircraft.
1 year ago
@TomBossert45 "The federal government is there at every level providing assistance."
1 year ago
@TomBossert45 "Prioritized plan laid out" for restoration of power for Puerto Rico.
1 year ago
@TomBossert45 "It's not a matter of too fast or too slow," adds @TomBossert45. "We need to centralize certain plans."
1 year ago
Need to marshal resources now for distribution throughout Puerto Rico, adds @TomBossert45.
1 year ago
@TomBossert45 A lot of the reporting on the relief situation Puerto Rico is not wrong but "dated," he contends.
1 year ago
"The entire US government is bringing its firepower into Puerto Rico," contends @TomBossert45 speaking now outside West Wing.
1 year ago
At 11am in Oval Office @POTUS to meet with @DHSgov Acting Secretary Elaine Duke to discuss Puerto Rico.
1 year ago
[email protected]: The electric power grid in Puerto Rico is totally shot. Large numbers of generators are now on Island. Food and water on site.
1 year ago
#HurricaneMaria has resulted in near-total shutdown of Puerto Rico's economy that could last for weeks.
1 year ago
President Trump authorizes waiver of Jones Act for Puerto Rico: White House
1 year ago
White House limits congressional travel to Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands, sources say
Video shows looters storm store in Puerto Rico, dozens arrested - CNN1 year ago
Video shows looters storm store in Puerto Rico, dozens arrested - CNN
Destruction in the sector La Ola, Naguabo1 year ago
Destruction in the sector La Ola, Naguabo
1 year ago
Pres says its "catastrophic" what happened to Puerto Rico. Says massive amounts of food and water being delivered on an hourly basis.
1 year ago
"We are with you now and we will be there every step of the way till this job is done," says Pres Trump of people in Puerto Rico.
1 year ago
[email protected]: "I will be going down to Puerto Rico next week We are with you know, I tell them."
1 year ago
[email protected]: "Our hearts and prayers go out to the people of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands."
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