Donald Trump lifted US shipping restrictions on Puerto Rico

Vastavam web:  President Donald Trump today lifted US shipping restrictions on storm-battered Puerto Rico, removing a legal obstacle blamed for slowing the disaster relief response to Hurricane Maria, the White House said.White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Trump waived the Jones Act in response to a request from the island’s governor, Ricardo Rossello.”We are grateful that our cries for justice were heard and that the president did the right thing and stood on the right side of history,” San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said on CNN after the waiver was announced.The Jones Act restrictions were waived for Texas and Florida after they were hit by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma respectively, but not for Puerto Rico.