Trump Lashes Out at Puerto Rico Mayor Who Criticized Storm Response - New York Times

Carmen Yulín Cruz, the mayor of San Juan. Ms. Cruz had criticized the Trump administration on Friday for its rosy comments on the state of hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico, and the president responded Saturday morning. Credit Victor J. Blue for ...

Trump says Puerto Rico mayors 'want everything done for them' - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Donald Trump posted a series of tweets this morning slamming Puerto Rico's mayors, including saying they "want everything to be done for them," a day after San Juan's mayor criticized aid delivery to the Hurricane Maria-lashed island. Trump, who is ...

Trump called San Juan's mayor a weak leader. Here's what her leadership looks like. - Washington Post

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — When Hurricane Maria destroyed the infrastructure of Puerto Rico, it turned the mayor of its capital city into a spokeswoman for a stranded people. Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto told the world of the "horror" she was seeing as she ...

Mika Brzezinski Says 'Trump's Racism Is Costing Lives' in Puerto Rico as He Responds to Widespread Backlash Over ... - PEOPLE.com

On Saturday, Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski criticized how Donald Trump's actions were negatively affecting Puerto Rico just as the president went on a tweet storm in response to the backlash he has received for his perceived lackluster response ...

Trump claims coverage of Puerto Rico response is fake news - Axios

President Trump sent a number of tweets Saturday in response to the disaster unfolding in Puerto Rico, and in response to San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz "begging anyone that can hear us to save us from dying." The big picture: He's turning the focus ...

Trump tells people of Puerto Rico not to believe the 'fake news' about response to Hurricane Maria - Washington Examiner

President Trump told residents of Puerto Rico not to believe the "fake news" media regarding the federal response to Hurricane Maria, and said the administration is "getting great marks" for its recovery efforts. "To the people of Puerto Rico: Do not ...

White House official suggests San Juan mayor 'too busy' doing TV interviews to help with hurricane relief - Washington Examiner

A senior White House official said it's unknown whether President Trump will meet with San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz when he visits Puerto Rico on Tuesday, and suggested the mayor has been "too busy" talking with the media to participate in federal ...

Who is the Puerto Rico mayor standing up to Trump over hurricane relief? - Quartz

Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto, the mayor Puerto Rico's capital of San Juan, garnered international attention this weekend after she pleaded to President Trump and his administration to send more help to the US territory in the wake of the devastation caused ...

'We Are Dying': In Puerto Rico, A Mayor Begs For Help - WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)

San Juan, Puerto Rico, Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz had some sharp words about federal response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. "We are dying here, and I cannot fathom the thought that the greatest nation in the world cannot figure out ...