Trump Denies Puerto Rico Immediate Aid, But Will Visit to Grandstand Anyway

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It became evident this week that Donald Trump cares more about his war on the NFL than the millions of people suffering in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico following the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria.

Puerto Rico is facing a humanitarian crisis and could be without power for up to six months.

Trump claimed that federal authorities are bringing relief supplies to Puerto Rico on an hourly basis, but Puerto Rico’s governor,  Ricardo Rosselló, begs to differ.

Rosselló told the Washington Post, “We still need some more help. This is clearly a critical disaster in Puerto Rico. It can’t be minimized and we can’t start overlooking us now that the storm passed, because the danger lurks.”

The governor continued, “This is a major disaster, not unlike Katrina or Sandy. There is going to be a hefty toll for us to make sure that we can reestablish normalcy and build Puerto Rico back stronger.”

Lawmakers require presidential approval to draft a relief bill, and the president has been silent on the matter.

Rosselló stated, “What we’re suggesting at the onset is that we make sure we get the necessary airplanes, the necessary capabilities so we can get to people.

And some brigades, either of law enforcement officers in Florida or other places to supplement the efforts of our law enforcement officers.”

“Nothing as extreme as martial law, but certainly capabilities so we can reach people that are in need,” he added.

Sadly for Puerto Rico, Trump doesn’t care as proven below:

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