U.S. Senate majority leader: Looking at ways to help Puerto Rico

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 27, 2016 2:36 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday said he was weighing options to help deal with Puerto Rico's fiscal crisis but that any move by Congress to help the territorial island cannot cost U.S. taxpayers any money.

McConnell, whose comments follow a letter sent earlier by Senate Democrats and independents, did not commit to any legislative action.

(Reporting by Richard Cowan; Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)