Donald Trump stated Puerto Rico’s political system is damaged. (File photograph)
US President Donald Trump branded Puerto Rico “one of the most corrupt places on earth” Wednesday because the US island braced for its first main storm since being ravaged by Hurricane Maria two years in the past.
Trump has feuded repeatedly with the US territory within the wake of Maria, the place he was extensively accused of failing to carry adequate assist. He says he did reply accurately and was by no means thanked correctly.
As Tropical Storm Dorian bore down on the island, threatening a direct hit on inhabitants facilities within the east, Trump determined to restoke the intensely private row.
“Puerto Rico is one of the most corrupt places on earth. Their political system is broken and their politicians are either Incompetent or Corrupt,” he tweeted.
Trump complained that billions of in earlier support had gone to “Crooked Pols. No good!”
He ended the outburst by tweeting: “And by the way, I’m the best thing that’s ever happened to Puerto Rico!”
The island has been rocked by avenue protests this yr that pressured the resignation of its governor Ricardo Rossell in August.
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