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Trump talks Puerto Rico debt, while pledging aid

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 02:45

In a speech on Friday, President Trump said that Puerto Rico will have to work with the U.S. government on how to fund rebuilding after Hurricane Maria and what to do about the territory's heavy debt load. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Puerto Rico needs to work with the U.S. government to determine how to fund rebuilding after Hurricane Maria and what to do about the territory's heavy debt load, President Donald Trump said on Friday. "Ultimately, the government of Puerto Rico will have to work with us to determine how this massive rebuilding effort, which will end up being one of the biggest ever, will be funded and organized and what we will do with the tremendous amount of existing debt already on the island," Trump said at a conference sponsored by the National Association of Manufacturers.

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Trump talks Puerto Rico debt, while pledging aid

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 02:45