Flash flooding feared in already hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

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It's hurricane relief. These people need help.

And Senator Bernie Sanders, a Democrat, told CNN: "Speaking of his fancy golf club, playing golf with his billionaire friends, attacking the mayor of San Juan, who is struggling to bring electricity to the island, food to the island, water to the island, gas to the island, that is just - it is unspeakable". "We want to help you", he says, "But we have to take care of America first".

"Well, after President Trump was criticized for a awful response to Hurricane Maria, this morning he gave the people of Puerto Rico what they needed most: a bunch of tweets straight-up calling them lazy", he joked. "What did you make of President Trump tweeting that Puerto Ricans, quote, 'want everything to be done for them?'"

Cruz told Stephanopoulos on Sunday she would still meet Trump. "I'd love to keep doing this per my availability, but I have other things I'm going to do, so I guess we'll figure it out", explained Baldwin. "People in Puerto Rico are suffering one of the worst disasters in the history of that island".

More rain this weekend may further delay efforts to deliver those supplies.

Trump said United States military teams and the Federal Emergency Management Agency were doing "amazing work"; he credited the island's governor and others with a "fantastic job", and said those who disagreed were "Fake News or politically motivated ingrates".

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President Donald Trump has faced criticism over its response to the hurricane from Democrats and some Republicans, including Sens. Tom Bossert, Trump's homeland security adviser, said the impression of a slow response isn't so much wrong as it is outdated.


"Michael Che arrived at the studios and realized that he'd left all his fcks to give at home", political writer Charles P. Pierce tweeted after watching the comedian go in on Trump for attacking San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz.

"Maybe from where she's standing it's a good news story".

Cruz on Friday pushed back on Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke's characterization of recovery efforts in Puerto Rico as a "good news story".

He continued, "Ma'am, I don't know if you know this but you are in an island, in the water".

On Saturday morning, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló provided an update on relief efforts, saying the number of gasoline stations now open has increased from 450 four days ago to 714.

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