Elaine Duke, the former acting head of homeland security, claimed to the New York Times that President Donald Trump looked to “divest” Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria struck the island.
Trump viewed the island devastated by Hurricane Maria as a "businessman" weighing the value of an asset, Elaine Duke said.
It was "a wake-up call that showed the true nature of this man," said the MSNBC host.
Dealing with a pandemic isn't exactly like dealing with a hurricane, but it's not entirely different either.
Gov. Wanda Vázquez has fired at least three officials after residents found a warehouse filled with unused disaster aid.
The discovery of a warehouse filled with water, cots and other unused supplies prompted outrage from islanders.
Some are concerned about tourism dropping to the island, much like it did after Hurricane Maria in 2017.
The island of 3.2 million people experienced a slight population increase of 0.01% from 2018 to 2019, according to the Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics.
The island is still recovering from the devastation left by 2017's Hurricane Maria.
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