On the ballot is also a referendum on whether to change Puerto Rico's political status from territory to state. That vote is advisory as Congress would have to approve any change.
By Dánica Coto, Associated Press
Rep. Bennie G. Thompson of Mississippi, the top Democrat on the Homeland Security Committee, who had invited Cruz to testify, told reporters he was given no explanation for the postponement.
By Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press
The White House said in today's news briefing that it was "sad" that the mayor of San Juan has continued to lobby criticism at the Trump administration for its response to hurricane relief efforts for Puerto Rico, as she did…
By Joshua Barajas
The federal response in Puerto Rico continues to draw criticism from locals, their dissatisfaction amplified by President Trump’s visit to the island on Tuesday. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz talks with special correspondent Monica Villamizar about the president’s visit…
By PBS NewsHour
Across Puerto Rico, many residents still desperately need food, fuel and water. Meanwhile, thousands of cargo containers filled with supplies sit on the docks, unable to get inland. John Yang reports on how the Trump administration is taking steps to…
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