"Congress to decide how much to spend.We can not keep FEMA, the Military & the First Responders, who have been awesome (under the most hard circumstances) in P.R. forever!"
Photo Lt. Gen. Jeff Buchanan of the Army, the commander of Joint Task Force Puerto Rico, and soldiers from the Puerto Rico National Guard unloaded critical supplies in Jayuya, Puerto Rico, on Wednesday.
Cuomo today announced that major shipments of supplies, including more than 425,000 pounds of water, diapers, baby food, wipes, canned goods, dry food, juice, and solar-powered lamps have been delivered to Puerto Rico. A total lack of.accountability say the Governor.
The president has repeatedly called for more help "on a local level" from Puerto Rico and has had an intermittent feud with the San Juan mayor, who also has faced criticism for engaging in political combat when other officials on the island are not.
He added that the island territory's existing debt and infrastructure issues compounded problems.
"We will not rest, however, until the people of Puerto Rico are safe", Trump continued. We want them to be safe and sound and secure. "These are great people".
President Donald Trump went on a foreboding tweetstorm on Thursday morning warning of a financial crisis in Puerto Rico's future as the island recovers from the ravages of three straight hurricanes. "And we will be there every day until that happens".
Donald Trump's least presidential moments so far.
Replying to Trump's tweet, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer asked the following question: "Why do you continue to treat Puerto Ricans differently than other Americans when it comes to natural disasters?"
"When things are at their worst, New Yorkers are at their best and this state has proved that once again with the overwhelming generosity that has been shown for our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico struggling to recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Maria", Cuomo said.