Trump spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Mr Trump was responding to a request from Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rossello, and that the waiver would go into effect immediately.
In a series of tweets, the president purported that unidentified Democrats had told the Puerto Rican official "you must be nasty to Trump".
"Damn it, this is not a good news story". In his remarks as he departed for New Jersey, the president cited as he has before the unique difficulties in Puerto Rico given both the poor condition of its infrastructure before the storm and the intensity of Maria.
The post follows others shared by the Diamonds hit-maker in recent days directly to the president, as she continues to try to raise awareness of the current crisis.
Gray says most of their windows are still boarded up because they want to save as much power as possible.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who urged Trump to waive the law, said shipping costs to Puerto Rico are approximately twice as much as other nearby islands that allow foreign ships to dock.
"I know it is really a good news story in terms of our ability to reach people and the limited number of deaths that have taken place in such a devastating hurricane". Cruz on Friday had criticized the Trumpadministration's response to the hurricane, saying, "I am begging, begging anyone who can hear us to save us from dying". 'This is a people-are- dying story. It's a life-or-death story'.
Thousands more Puerto Ricans have been getting water and rationed food as an aid bottleneck began to ease. This is, "there's a truckload of stuff that can not be taken to people" story.
The fact it just happened to brand new iPhone 8 units is obviously a red flag for Apple , which will investigate the incidents. Customers will have to recharge with a minimum of Rs 799 per month as monthly recharge on Jio's network to avail the scheme.
This week, the company announced a new design for a luxury submersible vehicle it's now calling Project Neptune. British sports auto manufacturer Aston Martin has revealed its new submarine project in Monaco.
Federal prosecutors have announced charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball, including against four coaches. Oklahoma State assistant basketball coach Lamont Evans has turned himself in to authorities Wednesday morning at the U.S.
Beyoncé is getting extra charitable tonight by jumping on a remix of " Mi Gente " by J Balvin and Willy William . Hurricanes Irma and Maria followed, causing devastation in Florida and the islands of the Caribbean.
Roku announced that it had generated revenue of just over $199.6 million during the six-month period ending on June 30. Its filing have shown that Roku lost $42.8 million in 2016 on almost $399 million in revenue, up 25 percent from 2015.
If passed, the plan would be Trump's first significant legislative win since taking office in January. The greenback is also benefiting from talk that United States tax reform announcements are imminent.
The Weekend League where you play games to qualify for a tournament for better prizes also doesn't make an appearance. I'm not going to put time into Ultimate Team , so I'm just glad to have a high-quality soccer experience on Switch.
This means any bill not backed by any Democrats can not pass with more than two GOP senators also voting against it. Lindsay Graham (R-SC), said of his recent focus on health care: "Well, I've been doing it for about a month".
He defended the Spanish government's decision to deploy thousands of police reinforcements to Catalonia to prevent the vote. And it points to ominous storm clouds in other independent-minded regions, from Scotland to northern Italy.
Ottawa will seek to expand worldwide co-production treaties to grow production budgets and attract financing partners, she said. No figure is available, but Joly says top-ups from Ottawa will start next year to cover the shortfall.
US Intercept of NK ICBM Would Be Over Russia
Russian Federation might be trying to get involved in back-channel diplomacy between Pyongyang and Washington, the sources said. It said that her trip was arranged at the invitation of Burmistrov who visited the North in late July.
Louis Cardinals plunk Anthony Rizzo in first at bat
This season, the Chicago Cubs came in as World Series Champs, something they have not done since they headed into the 1909 season. The Dodgers have 102 victories this season, tying the 1962 and 1974 teams for the most since the franchise moved to Los Angeles.
Sri Lanka bat first against Pakistan as Haris Sohail debuts
At the start, Karunaratne had a solid opening stand of 34 with Kaushal Silva before Hasan provided Pakistan with the breakthrough. Sri Lanka meanwhile have had plenty of Test cricket this summer although the results will not be something they want to dwell on.
Should Prince Harry Show PDA? His Brother Certainly Doesn't
Markle kept it casual for the occasion and opted for a white button-down shirt, distressed jeans, and pair of Sarah Flint flats . The week-long event will see 550 competitors from 17 nations competing against one another in 12 different sports.