Will Disaster Response In Puerto Rico Improve Under Biden? : The NPR Politics Podcast Puerto Rico has — five years after Hurricane Maria killed thousands — again been hit by a devastating storm. Trump was broadly criticized for a mismanaged response; will President Biden prove more capable?

And House Republicans have unveiled the policy program they'll push should they retake the chamber, as is expected. The Commitment To America program is rooted in culture war issues and is accompanied by a promise to "conduct rigorous oversight" of the Biden administration.

Will Disaster Response In Puerto Rico Improve Under Biden?

Will Disaster Response In Puerto Rico Improve Under Biden?

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Frankie Miranda, president and CEO of the Hispanic Federation, speaks during a news conference about Hurricane Fiona's effect on Puerto Rico on Capitol Hill September 20, 2022 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Frankie Miranda, president and CEO of the Hispanic Federation, speaks during a news conference about Hurricane Fiona's effect on Puerto Rico on Capitol Hill September 20, 2022 in Washington, DC.

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Puerto Rico has — five years after Hurricane Maria killed thousands — again been hit by a devastating storm. Trump was broadly criticized for a mismanaged response; will President Biden prove more capable?

And House Republicans have unveiled the policy program they'll push should they retake the chamber, as is expected. The Commitment To America program is rooted in culture war issues and is accompanied by a promise to "conduct rigorous oversight" of the Biden administration.

This episode: White House correspondent Asma Khalid, correspondent Adrian Florido, political correspondent Susan Davis, and senior political editor and correspondent Ron Elving.

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