BREAKING: Trump Waives Jones Act for Puerto Rico Relief

President Donald Trump gives thumbs up as he boards Air Force One as he departs Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is en route to Indiana. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Donald Trump has waived the prohibitive Jones Act for Hurrican Maria relief.

The Jones Act prohibits non-American ships from transporting goods from one American port to another.

Whether or not the Jones Act being waived will help or not or was simply another thing politicized in the rush to get Puerto Rico help remains to be seen.