Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke faced harsh backlash after saying the Trump administration's recovery effort in Puerto Rico is a "good news story".
"When you're drinking from a creek, it's not a good news story".
"We have fuel trucks sitting out there in what we call a "quick reaction force" with Marines who are ready to go, map out which hospitals they have to go to and we will get there before the lights go out and people die", Lt. Col. Mainz said. "It's a life or death story", Cruz told CNN.
Her lone tweet followed a series of Tweets by Trump about an hour earlier, in which he accused the island territory of "wanting everything to be done for them" and Cruz herself of exhibiting "poor leadership" and being "nasty" because she was told to be that way by Democrats. "We want them to be safe, and sound, and secure, and we will be there every day until that happens".
The San Juan mayor continued, saying the three-star general deployed to Puerto Rico has confessed "he doesn't have enough troops, and he doesn't have enough equipment of what he needs to get the situation under control", echoing the sentiments Cruz made prior to the general's arrival. "I am not going to be distracted by small comments, by politics, by petty issues".
"The truth is staring us in the face. All I have is time for people to move forward, get help and what kind of a Puerto Rican, what kind of a human would I be if I know of other mayors that are getting no water and no food and I just look the other way and just had my city taken care of?"
"I have not received any help, and we ran out of food yesterday", said Mari Olivo, a 27-year-old homemaker whose husband was pushing a shopping cart with empty plastic gallon jugs while their two children, 9 and 7, each toted a large bucket.
Insulin-dependent patients are "going insane for ice" to keep their medical supplies cold, Cruz said, while other patients haven't had their scheduled dialysis or chemotherapy in days. CBS News' David Begnaud traveled to Aguadilla, which was one of the hardest-hit towns on the western tip of Puerto Rico. "And I can not fathom the thought that the greatest nation in the world can not figure out logistics for a small island of 100 miles by 35 miles long".
"Sir, we just need help, please", Cruz said before Trump hung up on her.
"The electrical grid and other infrastructure were already in very, very poor shape", he said.
It was an unusually pointed rebuke from the president in the heat of a disaster - a time when leaders often put aside partisan differences in the name of solidarity.
Rossello and Cruz are members of rival political parties.
She stayed on the US mainland after her schooling, working in human resources for the US Treasury and in the business world for companies such as Colgate-Palmolive and Cellular One.
Liam Brady, while also complementing United's performance, did add that something is missing to make them even better. Now Lukaku's fine run of form has seen himself earn a place in the Old Trafford history books.
The mayor of San Germán, a town of about 35,000 in the southwestern corner of the island, echoed Cruz's harsh words. Can you tell us about what you've been seeing when you've been out and about? Puerto Rico is not.
It is believed that Mr Shah suggested that the former Congress leader form his party and join the Maharashtra government. An alliance with Mr Rane's party will form a safety net for the BJP in case of an exit by its fractious ally Shiv Sena.
The play was reviewed, though replays provided an inconclusive look at whether Campbell's helmet made contact with Powell's shin. But New York blew a 10-point, fourth-quarter lead because of some big mistakes - and then had to hold on in the extra period.
Chelsea are now 4th in the Premier League table, six points behind both Manchester clubs, who are on 19 points from seven games. It's not about being selfish. "I am so happy for him after last season and the way he played last season ".
Gareth Bale has been left out of Real Madrid's squad to face Espanyol on Sunday, with the Wales global nursing a calf complaint. The pair are joined on the sidelines by Theo Hernandez, Karim Benzema , Mateo Kovacic and Marcelo .
Tottenham star Kane struck twice as the London club stormed to a 4-0 win over Huddersfield that took his September tally to 13. Last weekend, they won 3-2 at West Ham in the league, and now , occupy the fourth spot with 11 points.
Gibbs said officials think there are about 700 visitors on the island, which has a year-round population of about 1,000 residents. Wave heights along the shore will increase during the next few days, creating risky surf and increased chances of rip currents.
Catalonia's interior minister has vowed that tomorrow's disputed referendum on independence from Spain will take place peacefully. Much remains unclear, including whether police will forcibly remove people who are still in the polling stations at a 6 a.m.
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