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Trump attacks San Juan mayor as ‘incompetent’ as storm heads to Puerto Rico – live

Trump attacks San Juan mayor as ‘incompetent’ as storm heads



President made remark about Carmen Yulín Cruz while seeming to complain about how Puerto Rico has been hit by major storms ‘as usual’ Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.43pm BST Happy Wednesday, live blog readers!Given that it’s a day ending in a y, Donald Trump is up and tweeting at a critic, even though that critic is currently bracing for the arrival of Tropical Storm Dorian. The US president slammed the “incompetent Mayor of San Juan” while seeming to complain about how Puerto Rico has repeatedly been hit by major storms – something that the island’s residents certainly would not have chosen either.We are tracking closely tropical storm Dorian as it heads, as usual, to Puerto Rico. FEMA and all others are ready, and will do a great job. When they do, let them know it, and give them a big Thank You – Not like last time. That includes from the incompetent Mayor of San Juan! Continue reading…



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Author : Joan E Greve in Washington

Publish date : 2019-08-28 12:53:13

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