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Trump says Puerto Rico 'absolutely obliterated' by Hurricane Maria

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 01:03

President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Hurricane Maria ''absolutely obliterated'' the U.S. island territory of Puerto Rico leaving its electrical grid in ruins. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Hurricane Maria "absolutely obliterated" the U.S. island territory of Puerto Rico with its electrical grid destroyed. Trump told reporters during a meeting with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko that he would visit Puerto Rico at some point. He did not specify a time. He described Puerto Rico as in "very, very, very perilous shape" and said U.S. emergency authorities were starting to work on helping in the recovery.

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Trump says Puerto Rico 'absolutely obliterated' by Hurricane Maria

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 01:03