"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.
While Democrats control the House, they would need a total of 67 votes in the Senate to override Mr Trump's veto. The House previously passed the resolution last month, 245 (including 13 Republicans) to 182.
Compared to the nearly two dozen faces on the Avengers: Infinity War one-sheet, Endgame's poster only features 13 characters. Though it doesn't give too much away (as is Marvel's tradition), the trailer does offer plenty of new, exciting details.
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.
He could possibly leave out information that might be damaging to individuals like Trump , according to legal experts. Mueller, he said, was only appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , and never had to face voters.
Even if Mueller's final report does not implicate the president in criminal conduct, the investigation was far from fruitless. But it may not be that simple, because it is unclear how much of the report Barr intends to give to Congress.
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.
These include numerous modes in the original Call of Duty games for consoles and PC such as Search and Destroy and Free-For-All. Call of Duty: Mobile is exactly what it sounds like - a version of the popular shooter designed for smartphones and tablets.
The last time New Zealand carried out serious gun reforms was after a mass shooting at Aramoana near Dunedin in 1990. New Zealand, a country of only 5 million people, has an estimated 1.5 million firearms.
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.
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 .
Ichiro paved the way for more players than we will ever know and his influence will be felt for generations after his career ends. He became one of the most important figures in baseball history, and not just because of his stats and awards.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, queen of annoying
Lamar Alexander said on the Senate floor Monday. "This is about our constituents and all of our lives", said Ocasio-Cortez. King, who caucuses with Democrats, joined three other Democrats who voted with the Republican majority.
Can Cannabis Use Raise Risk of Psychosis?
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.
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.
Steam now lets you stream anywhere in the world
Previously, the device needed to be on the same wi-fi or hard-wired network as the computer being streamed from to work. Then Valve released the Steam Link, which expedited the process by hooking directly to your TV.