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Florida Republican senators ask President Trump for disaster declaration in Puerto Rico

Posted at 3:25 PM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-07 15:25:14-05

(WTXL) — The resident commissioner of Puerto Rico along with two Florida senators are urging President Donald Trump to approve Puerto Rico's recent declaration of disaster.

Jenniffer González-Colón, resident commissioner of Puerto Rico, along with Florida Senators Rick Scott and Marco Rubio, sent a letter to to President Trump requesting a disaster declaration for Puerto Rico.

González-Colón would allow relevant federal agencies to promptly provide necessary aid to the Island.

The full letter is below: