Democrats unveil bill to help hurricane hit Caribbean islands

Democrats, led by US Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled a bill in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to help restore hurricane-hit US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. At a press conference, democrats said the initiative aims to provide funds including rebuilding the infrastructure. «More than 2 months after the Hurricanes Irma and Maria struck Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, half of the people there... Еще — American citizens all still have no electricity many are struggling to get clean drinking water and more than a hundred thousand people have left Puerto Rico alone» — said Bernie Sanders. Democrats called on Congress to pass the bill and the President to sign it. «This bill is an opportunity for President Trump to step up and do his job. He should get behind this bill, he should lobby for this bill, and he should sign it into law» — added Elizabeth Warren, Democrat Senator. Deadly hurricanes Maria and Irma hit Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico two months ago, leaving millions without water and electricity.

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