Fake President says US gave $92 million in aid to Puerto Rico. A lie.

❝ President Trump criticized the leadership of Puerto Rico in a series of tweets Thursday, saying that Congress “foolishly gave 92 Billion Dollars for hurricane relief” to the island in the wake of Hurricane Maria in 2017. Mr. Trump’s tweets come as hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans have protested Gov. Ricardo Rosselló amid a corruption scandal in recent days…

In fact, Puerto Rico has received $11.2 billion in aid from FEMA and other agencies as of April. Mr. Trump’s figure is the number estimated by the Office of Management and Budget of how much the island could receive over the next two decades.

In Trump’s dimwitted ignorance, a number pointing at potential aid over the next 20 years has already been shipped to Puerto Rico. You have to wonder how he even finds the Oval Office without a caddy to point him in the right direction.

4 thoughts on “Fake President says US gave $92 million in aid to Puerto Rico. A lie.

  1. nicknielsensc says:

    “You have to wonder how he even finds the Oval Office without a caddy to point him in the right direction.”

    Every morning, a line of fries on the floor leads from the family quarters to the West Wing.

  2. Update says:

    A former top official in the Federal Emergency Management Agency was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly taking bribes from the head of a company who received $1.8 billion in federal contracts to repair Puerto Rico’s power grid after Hurricane Maria devastated the island in 2017.
    Ahsha Tribble, a deputy regional administrator, another former FEMA official, Jovanda Patterson, and Donald Keith Ellison, the former president of COBRA Acquisitions, were charged in a 15-count indictment.
    Patterson, Tribble’s deputy chief of staff, steered contracts to COBRA and left FEMA in July 2018 for a job at the energy company, the court documents say. https://nypost.com/2019/09/10/former-top-fema-official-busted-for-taking-bribes-after-hurricane-maria/
    Note: The company had received two contracts worth $1.85 billion from the power authority with federal funds from FEMA.

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