Number of Puerto Ricans with power falls over a month after hurricane
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The number of Puerto Ricans with power on the island appears to be falling again, more than a month after Hurricane Maria made landfall on the U.S. territory.

Eighteen percent of Puerto Ricans now have electricity, according to a situation update on the recovery efforts. Vox News reported Monday that roughly 21 percent of the island had power that day.


Hurricane Maria struck the island in September, devastating Puerto Rico’s already fragile power grid.

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President Trump said last week that he “would give myself a 10” on his response to the hurricane.

The Senate is set to vote on a $36.5 billion disaster relief bill Tuesday, including funding for hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico.