Trump want to end all relief aid to Puerto Rico

WH seem to think that the issue is solved and they don’t need to spend anymore money on relief in the region.

White House officials have told congressional leaders and appropriators that President Donald Trump does not want any additional relief funding sent to Puerto Rico, a congressional leadership aide told CNN on Monday.

While there are no talks to cut funds that have already been appropriated, a White House aide said negotiations have focused on keeping Puerto Rico relief funding out of a supplemental spending bill that would fund relief efforts in parts of the south that were ravaged by hurricanes this year.

That aide noted Puerto Rican officials haven’t yet spent all the money Congress has set aside for them, and >said the administration is moving to stop any more money from going to help the island “because they don’t >need it and will most likely not be able to spend it.”

They should take care of their own country. Why is it up to America to take care of Puerto Ricans. It’s not like they are a territory or anything. Trump is right. Screw them. It’s been over a year and they can’t even pay for their own relief.

LOL Smell that? That was sarcasm.

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He’s the president of America not of Mexico.

Here is the key part of what you highlighted from the article:

That aide noted Puerto Rican officials haven’t yet spent all the money Congress has set aside for them,

Looks like Puerto Rico is still sitting on a lot of cash that Trump and Congress has set aside for them. Why do they need MORE if they are still sitting on what’s already been offered to them?

and said the administration is moving to stop any more money from going to help the island “because they don’t need it and will most likely not be able to spend it.”

Once they ACTUALLY need more help, and document what they need, then lets talk about more money being allocated in a supplemental spending bill (aka a bill outside the budget that spends more money, and more deficit).

I’d LOVE to hear your explination as to why PR needs MORE money when they havn’t spent what they already have been offered?

Prior to the hurricane, Puerto Rico’s infrastructure was a mess. Do “we” have the responsibility replace/rebuild what the hurricane never damaged?

If Puerto Rico was a US state, would the country has a responsibility to replace/rebuild?

If Puerto Rico was a state, would they be paying federal income taxes?

What is up with people posting porn?

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Which board did people take over?

Fake news.

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