PBS NewsHour

Trump declares major disaster in Puerto Rico from hurricane

Clip: 09/10/2017 | 4m 36s Video has closed captioning.

President Trump on Sunday declared a major disaster in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Irma hit the island, opening up federal assistance to the U.S. territory and its more than 3 million residents. Hurricane Irma swept through the Caribbean before making landfall in Florida early Sunday. Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rosselló joins Hari Sreenivasan to talk about the hurricane's impact.

Aired: 09/10/17

Rating: NR

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