Hurricane Maria 'obliterated' Puerto Rico: Trump

President Donald Trump said Thursday that Hurricane Maria "absolutely obliterated" Puerto Rico and "totally destroyed" the U.S. territory's power grid, but that the recovery process will begin soon with "great gusto."
1:19 | 09/21/17

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Puerto Rico was absolutely. Obliterated. Puerto Rico got it wouldn't wins they say he's never seen wins like this. Anywhere got it as a five category five storm which. Literally never happens. So Puerto Rico is. Is very very very tough shape there. Electrical grid is destroyed. It was in good shape to start off what. But there electrical grid it is totally destroyed. And so many things we're starting the process now and will work with that the governor the people of Puerto Rico a Puerto Rico as a whole. Different category in many ways in many ways. Is thank you can do is read. Turn on the television news places practically leveled its incredible power of that when that was very unique. And not where many decades as the storm. In a piece of land like pants off Puerto Rico. Will start the process. With with great we have actually top boxes it's with us. Which is talking about it when it started with great gusto but it's in very very very. Apparently shape there's at what happened.

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