San Juan Mayor and FEMA Official Debate Hurricane Response
Oct 03, 2017, 02:15
"The fact is that Puerto Rico has been destroyed by two hurricanes", the President said.
"Let me stress this: I am committed to collaborating with everybody", he said. "Outside of the fake news or politically motivated ingrates", Trumptweeted.
Of course President Trump Tweeted this from the golf course, where he's enjoying some R&R this weekend. "I don't know what world Trump is living in".
He suggested officials or people on the island - it is not clear exactly who the president is referring to - are not doing enough themselves to recover from the crisis left by Hurricane Maria, that "they want everything to be done for them".
US President Donald Trump has been warned to "quiet down" his Twitter account in the wake of Hurricane Maria's impact on Puerto Rico.
Cruz said all she wanted was for the federal government to do everything possible to ease the plight of millions of islanders still lacking food, electricity and fresh water.
Trump, along with First Lady Melania Trump, is set to visit the island on Tuesday.
Ohio's Republican governor John Kasich, who challenged Mr Trump for the Republican nomination a year ago, also voiced criticism of the President's comments.
"No one can believe we are actually as a USA government doing everything we can", Gutierrez said Friday. "Totally unable to", Trump said, explaining the island's police and truck drivers are "substantially gone" on the island as they focus on their families or are unable to travel to work. "We would like to give them a bottle of water and food immediately", he said.
"Foreign flag ships are typically not allowed in to deliver these products unless USA carriers can't do it, and the administration's view was they got all the commodities in to Puerto Rico, they didn't need to waive the Jones Act".
US Senator Bernie Sanders told CNN on Sunday that skin color may be a factor in Trump's response. "I wouldn't be surprised if he said, I need more troops in order to manage this distribution until Puerto Rico itself can get back on its feet", she said. "They just had service for five minutes and they just let me know they were okay".
That order included Puerto Rico, but expired last week shortly after Maria struck.
"We need to prepare ourselves for a mass transfer of people", said Asencio.
He also followed up his criticism of San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz from earlier today saying his actions will speak louder than her words.
Shaun King, a writer and liberal activist with a popular social-media presence, said the president's tweet targeting Ms. Cruz contained "the most awful, racist, despicable things Trump has ever said".
Trump has said his comments have nothing to do with race but are about respecting the country and the flag. National Football League spokesman Joe Lockhart called the president's statements "inaccurate".
Simpson was granted parole on five counts in a 2013 hearing by the same Nevada parole board that he faced on Thursday. Scotto said in brief text messages early Sunday to The Associated Press that he was there but couldn't talk.
Manchester City have confirmed that new £52million signing Benjamin Mendy has ruptured the cruciate ligament in his right knee. Steve Nicol says Pep Guardiola and Man City will need to start tinkering after Benjamin Mendy suffered a torn ACL.
Unlike the old PSVR which debuted a year ago , the new design does not require users to disconnect in order to view HDR content. The machine also comes with a "slimmer, streamlined" connection cable, no doubt useful when it has to drape down your back.
The chase ended when the truck flipped over. "They (police) were pulling him out of the windshield, then handcuffed him". October 20, 2014: Quebec police shoot and kill Martin Couture-Rouleau after he threatens an officer with a knife.
Kate McKinnon's Jeff Session dropped by to make a comment on the growing tension between Sessions and Trump after the DACA issue. Trump continues to assert that the "fake news media" is responsible for the way his response to Puerto Rico is being perceived.
Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer told reporters that Cook will undergo an MRI and the team is concerned about the young runner's ACL. The Vikings play at Chicago on October 9, their second Monday night game in the first five weeks.
The bout between Texas Tech and Oklahoma State will be a sellout, according to the official Texas Tech football Twitter account. In fact, they reached the red zone on every possession in the first half but couldn't find much separation on the scoreboard.
He came up big on a 12-play, 75-yard scoring drive that put the Cougars on top 27-20 with 10:14 left in the fourth quarter. As for the defeated Trojans, they've got a tough two-game stretch coming up after hosting the Beavers next weekend.
The changes were quickly derided by Labour as inadequate compared with its own pledge to scrap tuition fees entirely. And the amount when graduates start repaying the loans will be pushed up to £25,000, from the current £21,000.
After serving in the Army for 30 years, an Assam-based veteran has been asked to prove his nationality by a Foreigner's Tribunal. According to media reports, even Hoque's wife Mumtaj Begum, was summoned by the foreigners' tribunal in 2012 on similar grounds.
He said about 40 people have already been in touch to get tickets. "Offensively, we sustained drives". I want to see how Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi , a native of London , performs on his home soil.
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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.