“How politics screwed Puerto Rico out of billions in disaster aid”


POLITICO

“The hurricane-wracked island was denied billions in extra Medicaid funds. Now Republicans and Democrats are sniping over who’s to blame.” MORE

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“Puerto Rico’s infrastructure will be rebuilt by a 2-person company with ties to Ryan Zinke”


SALON

CARTOON


“San Juan Mayor: It May Be Easy To Disregard Puerto Rico Because We’re A US Colony”


HUFFINGTON POST

“SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico ― A month after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, many of the 3.4 million citizens on the island are desperate for aid as they struggle daily to find basic necessities like food, drinking water, medicine and consistent forms of communication.

The island’s capital, San Juan, has fared better than the other 77 municipalities.  But just outside the metropolitan areas, impoverished communities in towns like Canóvanas and Loíza are still impatiently waiting for FEMA or any government aid to arrive four weeks after the storm.” MORE

“Trump sparks new backlash after threatening Puerto Rico aid”


POLITICO

“CNN’s Jim Acosta calls Trump’s behavior on his Puerto Rico trip exactly what it was”


SALON


The president threw rolls of paper towels into a crowd of hurricane victims

“Donald Trump’s last 7 days are just mind-bogglingly bad”


CNN

“Retired Lieutenant General: While Trump Golfs, San Juan’s Mayor Is ‘Living On A Cot’


HUFFINGTON POST

“And the president has shown again, you don’t give a damn about poor people.”

CARTOON


“Hillary Clinton Steps In And Gives Absent Trump A Step-By-Step Plan To Save Puerto Rico”


POLITICUS USA

“He clearly doesn’t want to talk about Puerto Rico – more than 3.5 million American citizens, along with the U.S. Virgin Islands. Not interested, doesn’t say a word about it.”