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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump answers reporters questions in the Oval office of the White House In Washington

Trump is working with Florida to prepare for Hurricane Dorian, but lashed out when the storm barreled toward Puerto Rico

Trump slammed Puerto Rico's government as Hurricane Dorian barreled toward the island, lashing out at the mayor of San Juan and trashing its finances.
Plastic tarps over a damaged roof are seen at a house a near Loiza, Puerto Rico in late 2018.

20 photos show Puerto Rico’s slow recovery 2 years after Hurricane Maria

Two years on, as Hurricane Dorian heads its way, Puerto Rico is still recovering from Hurricane Maria. Here's what the lingering damage looks like.
The eye of a hurricane.

Trump reportedly suggested using nuclear bombs to stop hurricanes from striking the US

A source told Axios that people in the room when Trump made the suggestion were shocked and thought "What the f---? What do we do with this?"
Tens of thousands of water bottles meant for victims of Hurricane Maria are seen sitting in a vacant lot in Dorado 40 Km west of San Juan, on July 28, 2019.

Aerial photos show that tens of thousands of water bottles intended for Puerto Rico hurricane victims have been lying in a field

Nearly 3,000 people died in the hurricane, and researchers have said the lack of access to medical care and clean water were some of the main causes.
People take to the Las Americas Highway in San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 22, 2019 on day 9th of continuous protests demanding the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló.

This is why hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans are taking to the streets demanding that their governor resign

Hundreds of thousands of people hit the streets of Puerto Rico on Monday, demanding for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló.

The 6 deadliest hurricanes in US history

June 1 marked the start of hurricane season. Here's what to know about the deadliest hurricanes the US has ever endured.

White House spokesperson Hogan Gidley calls Puerto Rico — a US territory — ‘that country’ while defending Trump’s treatm...

White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley called Puerto Rico, a US territory whose citizens are American, "that country" twice on Tuesday.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump during a tour of tornado-affected areas in Beauregard, Alabama.

Former officials worry that by making natural disasters political Trump is making things dangerous for people trying to recover on the ground

Disaster experts told INSIDER the president's rhetoric has cast doubt on FEMA's efforts as an apolitical agency to provide relief to survivors.
Lin-Manuel Miranda held up a Puerto Rican flag during curtain call at the opening night of "Hamilton" in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Lin-Manuel Miranda returns to ‘Hamilton’ for a limited Puerto Rico run with a message: The island is open for business

"People are going to come to Puerto Rico because of "Hamilton," and hopefully spend a lot of money here in small businesses on the island. But they're also going to see how much work is left to be done."

Puerto Rico’s governor criticizes Trump’s talk of using disaster funding for border wall

"No wall should be funded on the pain and suffering of US citizens who have endured tragedy and loss through a natural disaster," the governor said.