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Donald Trump Signs $19.1 Billion Disaster Aid Bill

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Donald Trump Signs $19.1 Billion Disaster Aid Bill

Donald Trump Signs $19.1 Billion Disaster Aid Bill While aboard Air Force One, President Trump signed the Disaster Aid Bill into law.

The bill will provide $19.1 billion in aid to communities across the U.S. that have been affected by hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires.

$2.4 billion will go towards community development, $3 billion given to the Agriculture Department and $720 million to the Forest Service.

$1.4 billion will also go towards Puerto Rico, as they continue to recover from the 2017 devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.

Donald Trump, via Twitter The Disaster Aid Bill had previously been stalled in Congress for months as Democrats and Republicans fought over funding.

Trump himself previously accused the Puerto Rican government of mismanagement after the hurricane, as well as incorrectly claimed the U.S. territory had already received $91 billion in aid.

Donald Trump, via Twitter Trump was also heavily criticized in 2017 for not responding as quickly to the disaster as he did weeks prior when Hurricane Harvey hit Texas.

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