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Obama’s Head of Disaster Relief: Trump’s Puerto Rico Response Is ‘Disaster Management Malpractice’

Last night, the Washington Post ran a story about how President Donald Trump’s lengthy stay at his golf club last weekend hurt the administration’s response to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The report noted that over a four-day period, Trump took no meetings about Puerto Rico, and instead focused most of his attention at that time on his public feuds with the NFL and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.

After the Post story ran, a former Obama administration official took to Twitter to highlight just how “damning” the report was and how it showed that the White House’s response to the crisis in uerto Rico was disastgrous.

In a lengthy tweetstorm posted yesterday evening, former US Foreign Disaster Assistance chief Jeremy Konyndyk went all-in on ripping the Trump administration:

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