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President Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for Puerto Rico, the White House says.
Trump’s order allows for FEMA to be in place by July 15.
The president said in a tweet Tuesday night that he’s also directed FEMA to provide aid to hurricane-stricken Puerto Rico and that it will be done “in a manner that ensures the safety of the American people.”
The president said FEMA will be deployed to Puerto Rico by June 5.