Trump: ‘The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Puerto Rico is President Donald J. Trump’


President Donald J. Trump is addressing federal aid that Puerto Rico allegedly received after being ravaged by Hurricane Maria in Fall of 2017 amidst a stalled bill in Congress.

On Monday, the Senate voted to end debate on a GOP disaster aid proposal. Democrats and the Governor of Puerto Rico had argued the GOP measure — backed by Trump — did not provide enough aid to the hurricane-ravaged area.

Monday evening Trump went on a Tweetstorm wherein he expressed great displeasure for what he described as “The Democrats today killed a Bill that would have provided great relief to Farmers and yet more money to Puerto Rico despite the fact that Puerto Rico has already been scheduled to receive more hurricane relief funding than any ‘place’ in history.'” He then blasted “politicians like the crazed and incompetent Mayor of San Juan,”

Tuesday morning Trump appeared to pick up where he left off, tweeting:

Trump might not have his facts exactly right here, however, according to Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler, who tweeted in response:

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