House Democrats Call For Investigation Of Trump’s Puerto Rico Response
House Democrats Call for Investigation of Trump’s Puerto Rico Response
Carol Guzy/ZUMA WireTwo Democrats on the House oversight committee are calling for an investigation into the Trump administration’s response to the hurricane in Puerto Rico. On Friday, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the top Democrat on the committee, and Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) issued a letter to Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), chairman of the committee, saying the response is in need of “robust oversight.” The Democrats demanded that Gowdy convene an emergency oversight hearing next week.
“Urgent action by our Committee now could help accelerate the federal response to the devastation in Puerto Rico and the U. …