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Sen. McConnell says expects Puerto Rico funding request by mid-October
October 3, 2017 / 6:45 PM / in 14 days

Sen. McConnell says expects Puerto Rico funding request by mid-October

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expects a funding request from the Trump administration for disaster relief for Puerto Rico by mid-October.

McConnell told reporters he met with the island territory’s representatives on Tuesday and discussed Puerto Rico’s needs after Hurricane Maria.

Reporting by Susan Cornwell; Writing by Mohammad Zargham

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