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US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with members of the House Committee on Ways and Means in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, September 26, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with members of the House Committee on Ways and Means in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, September 26, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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Trump weighs lifting Jones Act for Puerto Rico

The Department of Homeland Security denied that it had rejected a request to loosen shipping rules regarding Puerto Rico, which island officials say would be a significant help in recovery efforts from Hurricane Maria.

Trump weighs lifting Jones Act for Puerto Rico

The Department of Homeland Security denied that it had rejected a request to loosen shipping rules regarding Puerto Rico, which island officials say would be a significant help in recovery efforts from Hurricane Maria.