Hurricane Maria

Many Trump voters who got hurricane relief in Texas aren't sure about helping Puerto Rico

Many Trump voters who got hurricane relief in Texas aren't sure about helping Puerto Rico

Sitting on Mary Maddox's back porch, which flooded with 22 inches of water when Hurricane Harvey hit nearly two months ago, is a Lady of the Night plant from Puerto Rico that a friend gave her. Ever since Hurricane Maria ravaged the island, she says, she has paused at the blooming plant when she passes it, rubbing a leaf and saying a prayer for those still without water or electricity.

Often, the prayer is accompanied by frustration with President Donald Trump, whom she voted for and who visited this neighborhood after Harvey.

"He really made me mad," said Maddox, 70, who accused Trump of trying to pit those on the mainland against Puerto Ricans, even though...

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