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    Trump: Puerto Ricans ‘Want Everything Done for Them’  

    He’s rolling up his sleeves. President Donald Trump will visit storm-stricken Puerto Rico Tuesday, but he’s already waded into island politics, battling with San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz. She blasted Trump’s Homeland Security chief for calling the recovery “a good-news story.” If federal efforts to provide food and water to island residents fail, Cruz said, “something close to genocide” will result. Trump called it partisan sniping, tweeting that 10,000 federal workers were “doing a fantastic job,” while “others in Puerto Rico … want everything to be done for them.”

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