Donald Trump reportedly complained to Republican senators on Tuesday that the island is receiving "too much" aid—a position that was decried as both false and cruel. Despite the island's dire situation, Trump has reportedly said that he "doesn't want another single dollar going to the island."
These moves show how powerful public opinion can be in persuading political leaders to take action. They also highlight how dysfunctional the White House has become.
[Intel Report] There Are Many “Reasons” Why DC is Always So Slow to Help Puerto Rico. None of Them Are Good.
The Puerto Ricans never asked for all this to happen to them, and never passed the laws that ruined their economy. The least we can do is get the island back on its feet.