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Puerto Rico's sole representative in Congress, Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon, and House GOP Conference Chairwoman Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers also will be part of the congressional delegation.

No one was hurt there and for several weeks, King was one of hundreds of Americans who searched for people, cleared roads for transportation and helped with distribution of food and water.

He also went on Twitter to further boast.

Of the four newly reported deaths, one was a person who was operated on for an infection but died, another was killed in a car accident caused by road damage and a third died when a damaged roof fell on him while he was clearing debris from a road, Rosario said.

What Maria didn't do, however, was diminish the graciousness, tenacity and will of the Puerto Rican people.

On Sept. 23, King's unit was deactivated. "She had a strong pain in her chest".

"I would love to help these people".

A senior administration official confirmed the request, requiring anonymity because it is not yet official.

Karixia Ortiz, press officer for the Department of Public Safety, confirmed the circumstances of the three deaths to HuffPost on Monday.

The majority of Puerto Rico's existing electricity (at 11 percent capacity) goes to hospitals, airports and some government buildings, leaving only 20 percent of the island's population with internet or cellular communication. The EPA advised against "tampering with sealed and locked wells or drinking from these wells, as it may be dangerous to people's health".

"Our job in any disaster affected location is to help the community respond and recover from that disaster". The official stressed that jurisdictions other than Puerto Rico are eligible, but acknowledged the cash-strapped territory is sure to receive the bulk of the money. Ortiz said mayors have received satellite phones to help them communicate with officials in San Juan. "They don't exist. We lost it all", he said. They don't need paper towels.

Long emphasized later that day on ABC News that local support efforts in Puerto Rico have been slowed by the sheer magnitude of the disaster.

Pesquera neither confirmed nor denied these claims on Sunday.

He has helped the victims of Hurricane Maria in a number of different ways. "As they are coming in, they are coming out relatively quickly". This raises the larger question that, if the Jones Act is such an impediment to economic relief after a natural disaster, how much of an economic impediment is it during normal economic times? I'm telling you what we've seen. They ran for cover and looked for any nook to hide in. By Friday, it was 36.

If that turns out to be the case, then those who are able will simply leave their homes and migrate elsewhere, most probably to the U.S. mainland-something they are entitled to do as American citizens. When they can, they cook meals for neighbors in need.

What the stories don't include, though, is what Valle said immediately after that, which is: "There should be zero blame on the drivers". There are all kinds of rumors out there floating around.

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