Armando Valdés-Prieto

attorney, writer and political strategist

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Armando Valdés Prieto is an attorney, writer and political strategist. He is a former director of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico's Office of Management and Budget.

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President Trump says Puerto Rico was a disaster before Hurricane Maria hit the island almost a month ago.

In Puerto Rico, still no sense of relief

President Trump says Puerto Rico was a disaster before Hurricane Maria hit the island almost a month ago.

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In the aftermath of disaster, the President of the United States is traditionally the "Uniter-in-Chief." But Donald Trump is often called "The Divider."

President Trump's consolation tour

In the aftermath of disaster, the President of the United States is traditionally the "Uniter-in-Chief." But Donald Trump is often called "The Divider."

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President Trump's in Puerto Rico, surveying the devastation from Hurricanes Irma and, especially, Maria, and the plight of 3.4 million American citizens.

The president visits Puerto Rico post-Maria

President Trump's in Puerto Rico, surveying the devastation from Hurricanes Irma and, especially, Maria, and the plight of 3.4 million American citizens.

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