Hurricane Maria left 3.4 million Americans without power, cell service and in dire need of supplies. Almost a week after it made landfall, President Trump defends the federal government's efforts to aid Puerto Rico's recovery and announces he'll visit the island next Tuesday. Meanwhile, locals are doing the heavy lifting. Caitlin Healy McClatchy
Hurricane Maria left 3.4 million Americans without power, cell service and in dire need of supplies. Almost a week after it made landfall, President Trump defends the federal government's efforts to aid Puerto Rico's recovery and announces he'll visit the island next Tuesday. Meanwhile, locals are doing the heavy lifting. Caitlin Healy McClatchy

Lawmakers warn Trump: Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands could become Katrina-like disaster

September 26, 2017 5:19 PM