Trump Tells Puerto Rico: “We Love You” as FEMA Cuts Aid

After Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico

Ernestina Lebron looks at her refrigerator while standing in her home on January 27 in Maunabo after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in September 2017. ALVIN BAEZ / REUTERS

President Donald Trump told the island of Puerto Rico and other U.S. regions struck by natural disasters last year that America stands by them in his State of the Union address Wednesday. Yet critics wonder how far that solidarity goes as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares to stop giving out food and water on…

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