The Senate reached a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall.
Puerto Rico is still rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and Oprah Winfrey has stepped up to help, because Donald Trump isn’t.
More than a million Puerto Ricans have already seen cuts to their food stamp checks this month, after federal disaster relief funds for the program ran out at the end of February.
Puerto Rico: The Forgotten Island Recovery: Roofless Homes, Closed Schools, An Island Left To Fend For Itself
Congress has approved nearly $20 billion in grants to Puerto Rico from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The mission for the Federal Emergency Management Agency was clear: Hurricane Maria had torn through Puerto Rico, and hungry people needed food. Thirty million meals needed to be delivered as soon as possible.