Trump Calls For Unity Amid Puerto Rico’s Disaster, But Critics Lash His Broadside At San Juan Mayor
Trump calls for unity amid Puerto Rico’s disaster, but critics lash his broadside at San Juan mayor
President Donald Trump issued a plea for unity on Saturday in response to the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, yet critics heaped new scorn and outrage on the president after he lambasted the mayor of San Juan for her “poor leadership.”
In a series of early morning posts on Twitter, Trump lashed out at Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, who a day earlier said officials were “killing us with the inefficiencies” in the effort to recover from Hurricane Maria.
Although she did not name Trump directly, the federal government’s assistance to the island has been widely criticized, particularly after Maria …