"As soon as I saw some of those pictures, I said I have to help, I have to get there", Torres said.
"We've had much better success in getting Congress to understand the devastation than we have in getting the Trump administration to do so", Soto said.
Together we are sharing the important message to the people of Puerto Rico that we are here to help, for as long as they need.
"President Trump's phrase, 'They want everything to be done for them, ' broke my heart, and the hearts of many Americans", Weaver wrote.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said it had approved the application of Alphabet Inc-the company that runs Google-to provide the service in emergency circumstances.
However, the Trump administration backpedaled on that stance after Trump's budget officer Mick Mulvaney clarified that the government would not be paying off Puerto Rico's bondholders to relieve its government. "This is the most devastating event in the modern history of Puerto Rico".
The hurricane battered the Caribbean island that serves as a USA territory with 150 miles per hour winds and killed 34 people. And we're going to have to wipe that out.
Trump visited the island on Tuesday and praised the governor, local aid efforts, and the federal response.
The U.S. Virgin Islands were hit twice - by Hurricanes Irma and Maria - and for the most part have been overlooked in the national disaster relief conversation, said Del.
Two weeks after Hurricane Maria, only 9% of residents have power, according to data from Puerto Rico's government, due to the damaging effects the storm had on the already- delicate electrical grid. Pence says he spoke with Trump earlier and the president is relaying the message to residents there that, "We are with you today, we are with you tomorrow".
The Venezuelan government previously sent an oil shipment to the island at the end of September after the US Department of Homeland Security finally waived the Jones Act on September 28 following public criticism. The White House has not yet announced plans for the president to visit the Virgin Islands, but Vice President Mike Pence stopped there this week.
Trump launched the handsome, soft towels during an eventful Tuesday visit to the island, during which he managed to say or do a number of freakish things in the course of a few hours.