"If Rossello supports that Puerto Rico becomes a state WITHOUT CONSULTING THE PEOPLE - as the U.S. news says - it will reveal what it is: an aspiring dictator who wants to get something people didn't vote for", she tweeted in Spanish.
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló told CNN he was with Trump during his 2017 trip to the island and would not confirm to CNN that Trump made the aforementioned remark.
The President responded Thursday afternoon by declaring that he had personally saved the island from ruination after Hurricane Maria in 2017.
"There were other topics that were being discussed and my view is that the sole focus of that trip should have been on Puerto Rico", he said.
Puerto Rico renewed its push for statehood previous year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the island in 2017. Puerto Rico has been taken care of better by Donald Trump than by any living human being. He said that's more than the amount earmarked for Florida and Texas hurricane recovery. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., among other candidates, have called for admitting Puerto Rico as a state if that is what the island votes to approve.
"Frankly, the people of Puerto Rico, I really have a great relationship with them, and I think, when it comes time, they really do appreciate it", he added.
In the past, Trump rated his efforts in Puerto Rico on a scale of 1-10 as being a 10. "It's very poor relative to Katrina". "Why he would be able to sit down with those two folks why wouldn't he sit down with one of his governors?"
India says it has successfully tested an anti-satellite weapon in an unexpected announcement just weeks before general elections. Official sources told the Telegraph the missile was a "kinetic kill vehicle" that did not carry any explosives or other devices.
But it seems his decision to skip a tournament he has won eight times was more precautionary than the result of a serious problem. It's fantastic what it does to them when you have 10,000 people sitting there jeering and hoping you hit it in.
The Republican president pledged new investigations but did not specify who would conduct them or who should be targeted. Attorney General William Barr released a four-page letter summarizing the key findings of the report on Sunday.
They used printed knowledge to estimate THC ranges within the sorts of hashish utilized by contributors. Daily cannabis use was more common among patients with first episode psychosis, compared to controls.
It represents another expression of North Korean displeasure following the collapse of the Kim-Trump summit in Hanoi last... The North said it "is pulling out with instructions from the superior authority", according to the ministry.
Again, it's worth repeating: you're going to want to use Apple Pay as much as possible if you want to maximize your rewards. First of all, you need to know that if you want to apply for an Apple Card , you must first own an iPhone.
Speaking of multiplayer, Stadia wants to revitalize couch co-op splitscreen with a feature called Stream Connect. Stadia will help developers surface titles in Google search, the Play Store, and other locations.
Additional patients with gunshot wounds presented to other health facilities in the community", the health authority said. Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed that a man from his country is one of the suspects arrested.
Aiban said that there had so far been three hearings, and that the accused and their lawyers had been present. After making numerous contradictory statements , it said Mr.
Anti-stall system was activated before Boeing 737 crash
Nine Brits were among the casualties when flight ET 302 came down 38 miles southeast of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. After the software update is approved, it would take about a day to deploy and an hour to upgrade each aircraft.
Federer Survives Albot Test In Miami
South Africa's Kevin Anderson continued his return from an arm injury with a 6-4 7-6 (8-6) win over Joao Sousa of Portugal. Also setting up an intriguing fourth round clash today were youngsters Stefanos Tsitsipas and Denis Shapovalov .
Things You Need to Know About Apple's New Credit Card
Apple says that signups will be handled directly from iPhones, with quick approvals and access to device-specific card numbers. Finally, one percent will be added for all purchases paid for with the physical Apple Card (more on that in a minute).
Men's basketball: Wisconsin folds in 72-54 loss to Oregon
The Badgers eliminated the Ducks in the round of 32 in back-to-back seasons en route to Final Four appearances in 2014 and '15. The victor of the East regional game will play the victor of Michigan State, a 2 seed, and Bradley, the 15 seed.
Packers bid farewell to Randall Cobb, Clay Matthews
Longtime Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb has agreed to a deal with the Dallas Cowboys , according to media reports. Hurns was new to the team, coming to Dallas in free agency after an injured season with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Cyclone's huge floods leave hundreds dead in southern Africa
A destroyed auto is seen amid the destruction provoked by the passage of the cyclone Idai in Beira, Mozambique, on March 17, 2019. In a related development, Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) said its supply stations have been affected by flooding.