“Damn it, we’re dying.” Four weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, federal aid still isn’t reach those in need. We spoke to San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz, who has been slammed by Donald Trump for calling out the inadequate relief effort.
We know how vindictive President Trump is -- all we have to do is watch his mistreatment of Puerto Rico, which I assume is primarily payback for the humiliation he's suffered at the hands of San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz -- or see...Show More Summary
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, known for sparring with President Donald Trump over his response to the hurricane in Puerto Rico, has said she doesn’t “give a s” about the President’s insults. "This isn’t about me or politics,” Ms Cruz told PRI’s Jasmine Garsd. Show More Summary
In the midst of Donald Trump’s criminal negligence of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, there is good work being done. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz has emerged as a champion of the Puerto Rican people. Stars from Lin-Manuel...Show More Summary
Last night, an angry mayor of San Juan, Carmen Yulín Cruz, and CNN once again teamed up to bash President Trump for using his "big mouth" to "spread his hate all over the place." Asked by a goading Don Lemon whether she thought "theShow More Summary
Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan, Puerto Rico, talks with Rachel Maddow about the status of her city's recovery and new concerns about mold, waterborne...
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz has followed up her tweet excoriating Donald Trump for threatening to pull FEMA from a devastated Puerto Rico, saying in a statement that “ you are incapable of empathy and frankly simply cannot get the job done”: Puerto Ricans have suffered greatly in the past month. Show More Summary
Jon Lee Anderson talks to Carmen Yulín Cruz, the mayor of San Juan, about Trump and relief efforts in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz fired back at Donald Trump after the U.S. president tweeted that the government cannot afford to keep FEMA, the military and first responders in Puerto Rico “forever.” Aside from suggesting that the administration...Show More Summary
After her lambasting of President Donald Trump on Twitter, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz issued an incendiary press statement in which she called for international agencies to intervene in Puerto Rico, where the federal response to Hurricane Maria is escalating into a humanitarian emergency. NBC...
San Juan mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz lashed out at Donald Trump on Thursday, releasing a statement following Trump’s suggestions on Twitter that he is preparing to abandon federal relief efforts in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.Show More Summary
San Juan’s Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz blasted President Donald Trump on Thursday after the president threatened to withdraw federal aid from Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. “@POTUS It is not that you do not get it; you are incapable of fulfilling the moral imperative to help...
The Mayor of Puerto Rico's capital, San Juan, Carmen Yulin Cruz fired back at President Trump after he said the US response to the hurricane-ravaged island couldn’t last "forever.” “It is not that you do not get it; you are incapable of fulfilling the moral imperative to help the people of PR,” Cruz tweeted Monday. Show More Summary
USA Today reports: “I don’t give a shit.” That’s one of the first things that Carmen Yulin Cruz, the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, said to me, referring to her recent public exchanges with President Trump. In reference to his tweets...Show More Summary
In the weeks since the hurricane hit, there’s been widespread outrage over the official emergency response.
The agency's chief, Brock Long, dismissed pleas for help from Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz.
Yesterday, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz spent the day tweeting about the desperate situation in Puerto Rico. "WE NEED WATER" she tweeted over and over, following that by tweeting about the lack of response from FEMA as hospitals trasferred patients due to power outages. Show More Summary
Carmen Yulín Cruz, the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, said on Sunday that despite the compassion of the U.S. public, the federal government “does not want to help” Puerto Rico.
The mayor of Puerto Rico’s capital San Juan wore a T-shirt with the word “nasty” on live TV in response to criticism from Donald Trump in an ongoing dispute over relief efforts on the hurricane-hit island. Carmen Yulin Cruz again criticised...Show More Summary
The stormy feud between President Trump and San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz raged another day on Thursday, with the White House now criticizing Cruz for waiting until Trump left Puerto Rico to protest his appearance there. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments