San Juan’s Mayor Isn’t Happy Republicans Canceled a Hearing About Hurricane Maria
San Juan’s mayor isn’t happy Republicans canceled a hearing about Hurricane Maria
San Juan mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz came to testify, but she got shut down by Republicans.Image: RICARDO ARDUENGO/AFP/Getty Images
By Sasha Lekach2017-10-31 20:56:45 UTC
San Juan’s mayor has freely criticized the government’s response to Hurricane Maria. But now she’s been denied the chance to testify before Congress.
Carmen Yulín Cruz was set to speak Wednesday in a hearing about FEMA’s preparation and response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Currently, only 33 percent of the island’s power has been restored.
She came to Washington, D.C., at the invitation of U.S. Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, …