Thursday, October 12, 2017
Trump warns battered Puerto Rico: Federal aid workers cannot stay 'forever' - The Washington Post. #RacistInChief Trump would never do this to a largely White population.
"President Trump served notice Thursday that he may pull back federal relief workers from Puerto Rico, effectively threatening to abandon the U.S. territory amid a staggering humanitarian crisis in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Declaring the U.S. territory's electrical grid and infrastructure to have been a “disaster before hurricanes,” Trump wrote Thursday that it will be up to Congress how much federal money to appropriate to the island for its recovery efforts and that relief workers will not stay “forever.”
Three weeks after Maria made landfall, much of Puerto Rico, an island of 3.4 million people, remains without power. Residents struggle to find clean water, hospitals are running short on medicine, and commerce is slow, with many businesses closed...."
Trump warns battered Puerto Rico: Federal aid workers cannot stay 'forever' - The Washington Post