Trump Faces Developing Backlash Over Puerto Rico Reaction

“This is a message for President Trump: Thank you for calling San Juan yesterday and listening for our mayday call.
This is a life-or-death story,” San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz said on CNN.
But the president also appeared to place some blame this week on Puerto Rico for its dire situation, noting the U.S. territory’s “broken infrastructure & massive debt” in a tweet.
The San Juan mayor said on CNN that it has been logistics, not the presence of supplies themselves, that has thus far presented the toughest hurdle to clear.
President Donald Trump and his aides are facing a growing backlash over their response to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, with federal teams on the island struggling to deliver aid to those in need even as the White House trumpets its efforts as a success story.

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