Tag: FEMA

Watch John Stossel Explain Why Federal Response Is Necessary, but Federal Reconstruction Isn’t
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Watch John Stossel Explain Why Federal Response Is Necessary, but Federal Reconstruction Isn’t

John Stossel’s latest video deconstructs the politics of federal involvement in reacting to natural disasters. It also sets up a completely appropriate dichotomy: The federal government should be involved in emergency response, but it shouldn’t be involved in the reconstruction that follows. Many who favor limited government point out that […]

Trump Says We ‘Can’t Stay Forever’ in Puerto Rico, A Territory The U.S. Has Occupied For 119 Years
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Trump Says We ‘Can’t Stay Forever’ in Puerto Rico, A Territory The U.S. Has Occupied For 119 Years

President Trump threatened to halt relief efforts in Puerto Rico, just three weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, as millions of American citizens still struggle without electricity and shortages of basic goods. In a series of tweets on Thursday morning, Trump insisted: “Puerto Rico survived the Hurricanes, now a […]