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Trump defends administration's aid to Puerto Rico, denies he was distracted by his fight with NFL players

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump denied on Tuesday that his administration had been slow to respond to Puerto Rico's hurricane devastation because he'd been distracted by his five-day feud with protesting NFL players.

At a news conference in the Rose Garden with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy Brey of Spain, Trump repeatedly said Puerto Rican officials had praised administration efforts. However, those same officials have

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