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Saturday Night Live Calls Trump A 'Cheap Cracker' Over Puerto Rico Response

02 October 2017, 12:53 | Ruben Stone

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But on Saturday, Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) officials reported that a third of the island's telecommunications network had been restored, and some 765 gas stations - well over half - had fuel, though it was not clear how much.

President Trump blasted the increasingly critical mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Saturday for "poor leadership ability" in not being able to "get their workers to help" in hurricane relief, saying the federal government is doing a "fantastic job".

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz also told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on This Week that with the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria, the focus should be on "saving lives" and not the USA territory's high rate of debt or what it may cost to rebuild. "People in Puerto Rico are suffering one of the worst disasters in the history of that island".

Jost also pointed out how inadequate Trump's response was, even when compared to the least exacting standards: "Meanwhile, rapper Pitbull has loaned out his private jet to help rescue people in Puerto Rico..."

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At least 16 people were killed by Hurricane Maria when the storm hit last weekend.

- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 30, 2017...want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort. Go tell Melania to put on her flood heels, get some bottled water, some food, pack up some extra Atlanta Falcons Super Bowl T-shirts, and write them a check with our money, you cheap cracker! Not fair to FR or effort! However 95 percent of people in the US territory are still without power. "When you're drinking from a creek, it's not a good news story", Cruz shot back.

"Maybe from where she's standing it's a good news story", Cruz said. This is a "people are dying" story.

Take a look at the president's Puerto Rico commentary.

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He also said the stockpiles of fuel have increased to 600,000 barrels of diesel and 722,000 barrels of gasoline.



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