Trump talks Puerto Rico debt, while pledging aid

PUBLISHED Sat, September 30, 2017 - 8:55pm EDT

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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