Donald Trump: Puerto Rico’s Ricardo Rosselló Is ‘Terrible Governor’

Breitbart | 7/23/2019 | Joshua Caplan
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President Donald Trump ripped the Puerto Rican government on Monday, calling its leadership “corrupt” and “incompetent” as tens of thousands of protesters take to the streets demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation.

“He’s a terrible governor,” President Trump replied when asked in the Oval Office about the ongoing protests plaguing Puerto Rico. “I think you have an even worse mayor of San Juan; she’s horrible,” the president continued, referring to San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz.

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President Trump then expressed concern over the handling of the billions of dollars in aid that Congress approved to help rebuild the island following Hurricane Maria in 2017. “The United States Congress … gave Puerto Rico $92 billion last year for hurricane relief,” the president explained. “That $92 billion dollars is in the hands of incompetent, corrupt people.”

Waving flags, chanting, and banging pots and pans, tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans jammed a highway Monday to demand the resignation of Rosselló in a crisis...
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