Black People : Deployed Again: Destination Puerto Rico

Clyde C Coger Jr

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Puerto Rico: At the center of a political storm, but can its residents vote for president?


Territories can help choose each party's nominee, however. The political parties have the ability to include them in the primary selection process.
The larger risk for Trump is the relocation to the mainland of thousands of Puerto Ricans who fled the island after the devastation of Hurricane Maria in 2017.

https://news.yahoo.com/puerto-rico-center-political-storm-192339690.html

Ledyard King
USA TODAY

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Puerto Rico's nearly 3.2 million residents are U.S. citizens but they aren't allowed to vote for president. Nor are these four other U.S. territories



 

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Trump signs disaster relief bill delayed for months by his opposition to Puerto Rico aid


President Trump signed a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill Thursday and took credit for aid to Puerto Rico — assistance he had opposed for months, causing long delays in getting help to states...

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-signs-disaster-relief-bill-delayed-for-months-by-his-opposition-to-puerto-rico-aid/2019/06/06/027b2972-8887-11e9-98c1-e945ae5db8fb_story.html?utm_term=.15edacbef1e4&wpisrc=nl_evening&wpmm=1
By Colby Itkowitz

Colby Itkowitz
Congress, campaigns, health policy, Pennsylvania politics

https://www.washingtonpost.com/resizer/EHScIVZ6pmJV6mTdbI14CT_1_HQ=/480x0/arc-anglerfish-washpost-prod-washpost.s3.amazonaws.com/public/43WWRYGV5MI6PGWZZIDBT3P2AU.jpg
“Puerto Rico should love President Trump. Without me, they would have been shut out!” President Trump tweeted. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)

 

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