Governor Threatens Trump: "I'll Punch The Bully In The Mouth"

Governor Threatens Trump:

Governor Threatens Trump: "I'll Punch The Bully In The Mouth"

Puerto Ricans and their government officials have complained that the US response remains slow, but Trump told reporters there is $91 billion going to Puerto Rico.

"Frankly, the people of Puerto Rico, I really have a great relationship with them, and I think, when it comes time, they really do appreciate it", he added. She has been an outspoken critic of Trump since Hurricane Maria hit the island in September 2017 as a Category 4 storm. The push to give the island equal voting and economic rights in the USA government comes amid an escalating feud between Trump and Puerto Rico officials over hurricane relief aid. "By embracing renewable energy, our islands can reduce the reliance on fossil fuels, benefiting both the natural environment and our economy".

""(CNN) Tensions are escalating between President Donald Trump and Puerto Rico's governor over disaster relief efforts that have been slow in coming for the still-battered island after Hurricane Maria.

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"I've taken better care of Puerto Rico than any man ever", Trump told reporters outside the White House.

In the past, Trump rated his efforts in Puerto Rico on a scale of 1-10 as being a 10. "It's time to end the 120-year injustice of Puerto Rico being a colony". It has the full support of Puerto Rico's non-voting Republican representative, Jenniffer Gonzalez Colon.

In 1993, Presidents Ford, Reagan, and George H.W. Bush took to the airwaves to urge Puerto Ricans to vote for statehood in an island-wide referendum. Most recently, in a 2017 referendum, 97 percent of those who cast ballots voted for statehood. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., among other candidates, have called for admitting Puerto Rico as a state if that is what the island votes to approve.

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