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Trump delivers tone-deaf remarks in Puerto Rico, thanks governor for ‘appreciating’ him

Trump delivers tone-deaf remarks in Puerto Rico, thanks governor for ‘appreciating’ him

During a news conference on Tuesday in Puerto Rico, President Trump praised Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló — not for the work he’s done responding to a storm that has left half half of the

Trump uses outdated death toll to brag about his response to Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria delivered full-body devastation to Puerto Rico on September 30, when a major Category 4 hurricane made landfall near Yabucoa. Now, the U.S. territory is largely without clean water,

Puerto Rico is in such dire shape international charities are sending aid

The humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico has become so dire and the U.S. response so slow that international aid organizations built to deliver aid to third-world countries are stepping in, bringing
Trump says Puerto Rico is not a ‘real catastrophe like Katrina’

Trump says Puerto Rico is not a ‘real catastrophe like Katrina’

Trump also teased officials for throwing the federal budget 'out of whack.' The post Trump says Puerto Rico is not a ‘real catastrophe like Katrina’ appeared first on The Daily Dot.
President Trump Says Hurricane Maria Was Not ‘a Real Catastrophe Like Hurricane Katrina’

President Trump Says Hurricane Maria Was Not ‘a Real Catastrophe Like Hurricane Katrina’

President Trump praised officials for the disaster relief effort in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria, noting that the death toll was relatively low in comparison with past events like Hurricane
Former FEMA director issues warning to America on future hurricanes

Former FEMA director issues warning to America on future hurricanes

While President Donald Trump on Tuesday toured the post-hurricane devastation in Puerto Rico, former FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate warned that disasters are going to exceed U.S. response

Puerto Rican college students forced to choose between recovery and education

Puerto Rico’s hundreds of universities and colleges were devastated by Hurricane Maria nearly two weeks ago, forcing many students to make the difficult choice between helping with recovery or

Trump flings paper towels into crowd of hurricane victims in Puerto Rico

President Trump's trip to Puerto Rico results in yet another bizarre scene. The post Trump flings paper towels into crowd of hurricane victims in Puerto Rico appeared first on The Daily Dot.
A Guide to the Stupid, Nasty Things Trump Has Said About Puerto Rico

A Guide to the Stupid, Nasty Things Trump Has Said About Puerto Rico

"I think it's now acknowledged what a great job we've done, and people are looking at that."

Only 7 percent of Puerto Rico has power, but Trump says they don’t need flashlights

The Trump administration’s post-disaster recovery effort for Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria’s devastation is the very definition of snafu. Some 12 days after super-hurricane hit, FEMA has
Trump’s empathy deficit

Trump’s empathy deficit

You would think that during the two weeks since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump would have found the proper message for the people of the U.S. territory as they struggle

In San Juan, Trump Tells Puerto Ricans That They Have Been Lucky

Philip Gourevitch on the Trump Administration’s dismal response to hurricane damage on Puerto Rico and the President’s unwillingness to remedy the situation.
The So-Called Christians Defending Sweet Potato Saddam Are Begging to Be Jumped by Jesus

The So-Called Christians Defending Sweet Potato Saddam Are Begging to Be Jumped by Jesus

Last weekend the president of the United States turned his sights away from a humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory ravaged by Hurricane Maria, to a subject more in line with his
Puerto Ricans Will Now Be Able to Use Food Stamps to Buy Ready-to-Eat Hot Meals

Puerto Ricans Will Now Be Able to Use Food Stamps to Buy Ready-to-Eat Hot Meals

After initial claims circulated saying the people of Puerto Rico were being denied the ability to use food stamps to purchase ready-to-eat hot foods, reports now say a waiver has been granted so that

Incoherent: White House quickly walks back Trump’s unexpected vow to wipe out Puerto Rico’s debt

In a surprising twist, President Trump claimed he wants to eliminate Puerto Rico’s $72 billion debt during an interview with Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera that aired Tuesday night. Without providing

Americans unhappy with Trump’s Puerto Rico failures

Americans are more likely to disapprove than approve of President Donald Trump’s handling of the Puerto Rico hurricane relief effort. According to a poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public
How Power Outages Can Affect Mental Health

How Power Outages Can Affect Mental Health

It’s been two weeks since Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico, plunging it into darkness. Today, around 95% of Puerto Rico’s electric grid remains down, and that outage could last for months.
President Trump’s Puerto Rican Debt Comments Have Spooked Investors

President Trump’s Puerto Rican Debt Comments Have Spooked Investors

Trump said he wanted to "wipe out" Puerto Rico's $74 billion debt.
Forgive Puerto Rico’s Debt

Forgive Puerto Rico’s Debt

Amid telling Puerto Rico that its suffering has “thrown our budget out of whack,” blaming residents for wanting “everything done for them,” and tossing rolls of paper towels into a crowd as if he were