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Politics Podcast: Trump’s Response To Hurricane Maria

The U.S. is facing multiple crises: a mass shooting in Las Vegas, a humanitarian disaster in Puerto Rico and rising tensions with North Korea. The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast team zooms in on how the Trump administration has responded, in particular to Hurricane Maria’s devastating effects in Puerto Rico.

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